Sustainable Growth

Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Transforming South Africa's passenger transport sector for sustainable development

  • Year: 2019
  • Organisation: TIPS and GEC
  • Author(s): Bhavna Deonarain, Kelello Mashiane (TIPS)
  • Countries and Regions: South Africa

This paper addresses which measures South Africa can implement to achieve and manage a meaningful and sustainable transformation of the country’s transport sector. Focussing on the passenger transport industry, it investigates the state of transport in South Africa and reviews existing measures undertaken towards transforming the sector using the improve and shift framework, followed by key recommendations for each aspect. The paper concludes that South Africa has the opportunity and capability to develop an effective, integrated and sustainable passenger transport system.