Nazir Alli Everybody agrees – roads are vital. However, building and maintaining them require funding. At this point, disagreement starts. Must they be funded by those using them, or by everyone whether they use them or ..
By Minister Dipuo Peters The prospects for accelerated economic growth in South Africa and the capacity of the country’s infrastructure to support this, will rekindle the debate about how our roads should be financed in the ..
By Anthony Julies There has been much controversy surrounding the user-pay principle recently but the reasons for using it as the funding model for the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP) are sound and need to be ..
By Sipho Madonsela The phantom arguments about the alleged virtues in funding the construction of the Gauteng Freeway project through the fuel levy as opposed to e-tolling continue to be raised. After more than four years ..
By Vusi Mona A number of red herrings were dragged into SANRAL’s application to keep certain aspects of the Winelands Toll project confidential at this stage. This has clouded the real issues at stake and contributed ..
By Vusi Mona The recent concern expressed by President Jacob Zuma regarding the e-tolling system made constructive contributions to the public debate. It also enables SANRAL to address some of the positive issues around e-tolling which ..
The recent terror-related incidents at SANRAL’s Central Operations Centre in Midrand should be of serious concern to all fair-minded South Africans. It shows that reckless calls for civil disobedience against the e-tolls system can quickly slide ..