CoCT to implement the new Transport and Urban Development Authority

With the reshuffle of it's members, Cllr Brett Herron, Mayco member for Transport and Urban Development, has started to implement the new Transport and Urban Development Authority.

Speaking to CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies, Heron says the new transport and urban development is about structuring the City to tackle inefficiency and inequality.

What we have done is to combine the functions of transport, spatial planning and elements of the human settlements department, a department that will be developing new housing.

Cllr Brett Herron, Mayco member for Transport and Urban Development

It is a new authority that brings together the key functions that will address the apartheid legacy that perpetuate inequality in our city.

Cllr Brett Herron, Mayco member for Transport and Urban Development

Herron spoke about how these strategies will be implemented. To hear more about the plans, listen below:


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