Cape Town has the worst traffic and Joburg pips it to the post

Cape Town is South Africa’s most congested city when it comes to traffic, according to the TomTom Traffic Index 2017.

Gauteng's traffic management systems and infrastructure development have earned good results for the province as it received the second spot followed by East London, Pretoria and Durban.

See TomTom's full awards list here

Listen to TomTom Africa general manager, Etienne Louw, below for more information...


This article first appeared on 702 : Cape Town has the worst traffic and Joburg pips it to the post


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
How Airbnb has made renting in Cape Town even more pricey

How Airbnb has made renting in Cape Town even more pricey

Property management company PayProp argues that Airbnb has driven down rental availability and driven up rental prices in the CBD.

We are sorry, but M1 road works are necessary - JRA

We are sorry, but M1 road works are necessary - JRA

The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) says there will be additional road closures on the M1 double-decker for the next five weeks.

Over 600 pedestrians killed every year in W Cape ( nearly half the road deaths)

Over 600 pedestrians killed every year in W Cape ( nearly half the road deaths)

Western Cape MEC for transport says the structures put in place to minimise pedestrian deaths have been vandalised.

City of Cape Town to be 'frugal' with future Sona arrangements

City of Cape Town to be 'frugal' with future Sona arrangements

Mayoral Committee member for Safety, JP Smith says Sona requires more resources each year and the City cannot sustain the event.

Find out all the road closures in Cape Town ahead of #Sona2017

Find out all the road closures in Cape Town ahead of #Sona2017

Don't get caught in traffic before or after the State of the Nation Address. Here is the Cape Town City's list of road closures.

Airbus to release a flying car by year-end

Airbus to release a flying car by year-end

Airbus plans to test a prototype for a self-piloted flying car to ease road congestion and reduce the carbon footprint.

Solving Cape Town's traffic congestion a complicated one

Solving Cape Town's traffic congestion a complicated one

Dr Lisa Kane says it doesn't make sense that companies still want employees to come into offices in the City.

Blocked intersections a serious problem, says City

Blocked intersections a serious problem, says City

A stretch of road that should take drivers 3 minutes can turn into a half hour crawl because of motorists who block intersections.

City proposes flexi time for employees to ease traffic

City proposes flexi time for employees to ease traffic

The City is leading by example in proposing flexible working hours in the hope other employers will follow suit.

Getting to grips with commuters daily needs

Getting to grips with commuters daily needs

The Mobility Indaba is aimed at finding solutions to challenges that affect commuters every day.

Traffic congestion in hot spots to be alleviated

Traffic congestion in hot spots to be alleviated

While the City of Cape Town will continue to roll out a road capacity plan, adding lanes alone won't put an end to traffic woes.

Popular articles
Assisted suicide activist facing murder charge released on bail

Assisted suicide activist facing murder charge released on bail

Eyewitness News reporter Shamiela Fisher gives a summary of the court proceedings for Sean Davison.

The weed debate continues

The weed debate continues

Callers on the Eusebius McKaiser Show discuss the ConCourt's ruling to decriminalize dagga.

Heinrich Volmink could've been a good mayor but Dan Plato gets the livery collar

Heinrich Volmink could've been a good mayor but Dan Plato gets the livery collar

Prof Jonathan Jansen sings Volmink's praises as Dan Plato is elected to lead the City of Cape Town taking over from De Lille.

'We can barely enforce tobacco legislation, how will we to deal with dagga?'

'We can barely enforce tobacco legislation, how will we to deal with dagga?'

International law enforcement expert and former Drug Unit Commander Lobo das Neves says ruling opens a different can of worms.

Kaptein Kurt Darren on music and all the money he’s making from it

Kaptein Kurt Darren on music and all the money he’s making from it

Laat die dansvloer brand! The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Afrikaans musician Kurt Darren.

ConCourt rules dagga legal for private use, but what is private?

ConCourt rules dagga legal for private use, but what is private?

Associate Professor of Law at Wits University James Grant says the ConCourt did not define what private use was.

17-year-old learner killed teacher for not allowing him to jump the food queue

17-year-old learner killed teacher for not allowing him to jump the food queue

Spokesperson for Education department says the fact that this learner is still in Grade 10 at 17 may indicate there is a problem.