Programmes implemented by the unit
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|Programmes implemented by the unit|
|The unit has managed to develop the following plans/strategies:
(i) District Roads Master Plan (March 2009)
The aim of the master plan is to assist in integrating and coordinating the planning and implementation process. It also aims to identify and classify all roads within the district and local municipality in terms of the municipality’s mandate. This also helps in determining the status of the roads for intervention purposes; like upgrading, rehabilitation, maintenance, etcetera.
(ii) (CITP)Comprehensive Integrated Transport Plan (2008)
The purpose of the CITP is to determine and specify the public transport services that should be provided in the district in terms of sections 36 of the National Land Transport Act, 2009, Act No. 5 of 2009 and Minimum Requirements contained in the Government Gazette No. 29264 of 06 October 2006. The integrated transport plan is prepared with a view to develop and implement the integration of public transport services, infrastructure and land use developments.
(iii) District Transport Indaba (2009)
The purpose of the District Transport Indaba is to address the following issues:
The District has also established a District Transport Forum as per the legislation, the National Land Transport Act, 2009. The objective of the District Transport Forum is to promote public participation so that all transport related stakeholders and or representatives from the general public are actively involved in the transport planning process.
The forum consists of political heads from each municipality, representatives from the provincial, national government, municipalities within the jurisdiction of the district, public transport operators, members from the disability community, and others who have a positive influence in the public transport industry.
|2009 - 2010 Achievement|
The transport planning unit made visits to all local municipalities within the jurisdiction of the district to review the status of the unit. Public transport indaba The district held a transport indaba in 2009. The objectives of the transport indaba were to:-
The transport indaba was well coordinated and attended by representatives from all three spheres of government, including the two districts Gert Sibande and Nkangala, the public transport industry (bus and taxi) and sector departments. Resolutions were taken and municipalities developed a program of action out of the resolutions. The 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup hosting city – Mbombela was able to learn from the national department presentation on the 2009 FIFA Confederation Cup –to ensure that all systems are in place.
The Transport forum
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