Transport Month in October 2019 will be hosted under the theme: “Together Let's Keep the Service Delivery Momentum Going and Grow the Economy." During this month government and specifically the Department of Transport and its entities will showcase major investments in transport infrastructure to ensure that South Africans have safe, reliable, affordable and convenient public transport.
The month will also be used to further create awareness of the economic benefits of the sector and promote road safety. Our investments in the transport sector are aimed at stimulating development and creating jobs. These investments will ensure that we build an integrated public transport network across the country.
Our investments in rail, roads and public transport is changing the way people access their places of work, study and entertainment. These investments will also help to grow our economy, and address the challenges of unemployment, poverty and inequality.
The performance of the passenger rail service is being improved.
The modernisation of the rail network system is being fast tracked.
Government is committed to professionalise the taxi industry.
Our investments in transport are changing lives.
The Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act will reduce road fatalities.
We are addressing corruption and the function of the driving licencing testing centres.
Government is investing in transport infrastructure to support the economy.