Revealed in a plan about planning city planning that is the city of Johannesburg will implement a new method for laying out future developments in the city. Aimed at easing the costs of transportation on average households, future plans will give greater weight to availability and convenience of public transport in addition to additional focus in infrastructural needs to prevent gridlock, ensure pedestrian safety, and streamline mass transit.
The plan, unveiled at a meeting of the Transport Stakeholder Forum in Johannesburg at the weekend, means that future town planning will take into account the needs and convenience of public transport users.
It cannot be said that there is inadequate or even an absence of any type of transport in
Johannesburg. There is an abundance of all modes of transport here. What the City is lacking is an integrated structural transport system, MMC for Transport Rehana Moosajee told the meeting.
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