Gauteng Transport Authority to be established this year

A remedy for Gauteng Transport problems on the cards, with a newly established Transport Authority. Interim CEO Jack van der Merwe speaks with eNCA anchor Jeremy Maggs. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The Transport Authority of Gauteng will be formally established by the end of this year.

This establishment forms part of the province's Growth and Development Strategy.

The strategy underlines the need for a provincial transport system as a vital element for the growth of the economy.

However, there have been delays in the process and questions about strategy and funding.

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"We developed the Act in 2018/2019, the Act went through the process, and in 2019, last year, they approved the Gauteng Transport Authority Act. This has been a culmination of quite a long process, but now we have the Act," said Interim CEO Jack van der Merwe.

Watch the full interview with Interim CEO Jack van der Merwe in the video above for more details.

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