At least eleven people have been arrested in Philippi on the Cape Flats after a violent protest in the area. A Golden Arrow bus was torched and a container belonging to informal traders was set alight when residents of the nearby Siyangena informal settlement staged a protest demanding services. Informal[…]
By Tauhierah Salie MyCiTi commuters who have bought monthly packages for the N2 Express service from Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha will be refunded as from Friday morning. It comes after the service was suspended over the weekend, due to a contract between the City, Golden Arrow Bus Services and taxi[…]
The MyCiti bus service between Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha has been suspended until further notice. The City says it’s negotiating a new operating contract with two associations to get the N2 Express service operating again. The City of Cape Town says it’s doing everything it can to negotiate a new[…]
A Cape Town bus driver made an unexpected stop at a local hospital on Monday after a passenger was hit by a stray bullet while they were travelling through Valhalla Park. Golden Arrow Bus Service general manager Derick Meyer said in a statement that the bus had been travelling from[…]
Hosken Passenger Logistics and Rail announced a 9.5% fare increase for passengers on its Golden Arrow buses in Cape Town – on the same day it unveiled a bid for a bigger share of the city’s commuter market. Golden Arrow general manager Derick Meyer said fares would rise on December[…]
The South African Transport and Allied Workers’ Union has confirmed that a bus strike in the Western Cape is not scheduled to take place. The union’s announcement follows media reports that a bus strike may be on the cards. Spokesperson Zanele Sabela said although there was no planned strike action,[…]
Golden Arrow Bus Services (GABS) has confirmed that one of it’s drivers was left in a critical condition after being shot six times in Philippe last night.The driver was driving in the area at the time of incident. The bus service’s general manager, Derick Meyer, said the driver was rushed […]
With the Automobile Association predicting record high fuel costs, commuters can expect travelling price hikes. Golden Arrow Bus Service (GABS) has confirmed that in light of the 30 per cent fuel increase over the past year and the six per cent expected increase next month, the bus service will be[…]
Commuters on the Cape Flats are bearing the brunt of the nationwide bus strike, with thousands of people still waiting for transport to the CBD and other areas. A nationwide strike by bus drivers has inconvenienced an estimated 1.4 million commuters who are struggling to find other modes of transport to[…]
There is no sign that the national bus strike planned for Wednesday will be called off, the bus drivers’ bargaining council said on Tuesday. “It is definitely going ahead tomorrow,” said Gary Wilson, secretary general of the South African Road Passenger Bargaining Council (SARPBC). The council, which represents at least[…]
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