The “#FeesMustFall,” campaign by university students has generated much debate. That is to be welcomed and encouraged. Like the 1976 generation, the so-called hashtag youth of today has once again reminded us not only of the ..
On September 10 the first e-toll evader was convicted in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court. Biochemist Dr Stoyen Stoychev was convicted of fraud (the falsification of number plates) and evading e-tolls – cited as a contravention of ..
We want South African road users to keep driving on the left side of the road, not on what is left of the road. The ideal funding method and source of finance for road infrastructure remains ..
The summer season is about food, family and fun. Luckily the good times start on the road, writes Lebohang Thulo.
By Anton van Niekerk Not everything is going well in South Africa – to put it mildly. I am not going to list all of our worries: there are enough such lists. A central aspect of ..
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 ..
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 ..