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Kill the daily commute and build hi-tech hubs instead, says business developer

Cape Town is the most congested city in the country, according to a traffic information network survey.

Though roadworks may help, the City cannot build it's way out of congestion.

Executive consultant, Shelly Childs suggest that the City invest in high-tech business hubs in the central areas of various local suburbs.

The idea is not to manage the traffic and travel situation, but to eliminate it. We need to invest in shared environment across Cape Town, instead of going to the CBD.

Shelly Childs , Executive consultant at TransForum Business Development

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:

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