Public Input Sought for Traffic Calming Measures in Cape Town Neighborhoods

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The Urban Mobility Directorate of the City of Cape Town is calling on residents to provide their opinions on proposed traffic calming measures in various neighborhoods. These measures are aimed at improving road safety around schools, hospitals, and retirement homes. Interested parties have until July 31, 2023, to offer their feedback.

Neighborhoods Included in the Proposed Measures

The proposed measures will be implemented in many neighborhoods, including Kraaifontein, Delft, Belhar, Bishop Lavis, and surrounding areas. The Northern suburbs listed for the proposed measures include Belhar, Bellville, Bishop Lavis, and Bonteheuwel. Other areas include Delft, Durbanville, Edgemead, Goodwood, Kraaifontein, Parow, and Ravensmead.

The Purpose of the Proposed Traffic Calming Measures

Councillor Rob Quintas, the Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Mobility, stressed the importance of enhancing road safety for all road users in Cape Town. The traffic calming measures aim to protect the numerous vulnerable road users in these areas, particularly those near schools, hospitals, and retirement homes.

How to Provide Feedback

Residents can view the designs and list of affected streets and roads on the official Cape Town website and use reference 110222314 when submitting comments. While the city intends to implement the traffic calming measures in all listed sites, the availability of funding may affect the final implementation.

Feedback, recommendations, and suggestions can be submitted via email, online through the Cape Town website, or in written form at the Public Participation Unit or various Subcouncils and local libraries. Those who cannot read or write, have special needs, or are part of other disadvantaged groups will receive special assistance to submit their comments.

Contact Information for Further Inquiries

Residents can contact Anathi Dywili of the Public Participation Unit at 021 400 9825 or email for further information on how to submit comments.

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