MyCiTi urges commuters to stay safe while travelling this festive season
The 2020 festive season is here and the City of Cape Town is calling on all residents to look after themselves and fellow commuters while travelling. Please wear a mask at all times, sanitise or wash your hands often, and keep a safe distance from other travellers. Although this season will look very different to what we know, the MyCiTi service schedules will be adapted to suit the needs of residents and visitors.
MyCiTi travelling app a part of everyday life for commuters
The MyCiTi users have embraced the MyCiTi travelling app since its launch. It has only been a year since MyCiTi introduced the official travelling app and already it has been downloaded more than 32 000 times. The app has been used more than one million times and an average of 8 000 passengers use the app on a daily basis, enjoying this quick and convenient way to access service information. User data reveals that the app’s journey planner function has been used over 500 000 times and that more than 1 500 messages were sent to the Transport Information Centre via the app for quick responses.
Alert level 3 changes for MyCiTi passengers
National government has introduced changes to the regulations for Alert Level 3 of the national lockdown in an effort to limit the spread of Covid-19.
New stops - 27 June 2020
On 27 June, we’re introducing new stops in Atlantis, Hout Bay and along Koeberg Road in response to requests from passengers. These changes make it easier to connect with MyCiTi services and the use of temporary stops allows for new locations to be tested before we build permanent stops.
Commuters to suffer after MyCiTi buses, station set alight
This weekend marks one of the worst in the 10-year history of the MyCiTi service with violent attacks on assets and infrastructure in the Milnerton and Dunoon areas.
Omuramba station closed for now
The Omuramba station is closed after a MyCiTi bus was set on fire outside the station on Saturday night. No passengers were harmed but the station will not be in use until the damage can be assessed.
MyCiTi fares cheaper come 1 July 2020
The fares for the MyCiTi bus service will be more affordable as from Wednesday 1 July 2020.
Surprise visit confirms MyCiTi bus service adheres to COVID-19 health and safety protocols
The Executive Mayor Dan Plato was joined by Alderman Felicity Purchase, the Mayoral Committee Member for Transport, on a site visit to the MyCiTi station in Adderley Street. The purpose of the inspection was to check that the service is operating under COVID-19 hygiene and social distancing protocols.
Normal services to resume from 1 June 2020
MyCiTi will resume normal services from 1 June. All routes and stations will operate except for Airport, Neptune & Grey stations. Some kiosks will also stay closed. If you travel, wear a mask and follow the advice to protect yourself and others
MyCiTi marks 10 years of service
On 29 May 2020, MyCiTi celebrates a significant milestone – 10 years of service to the people of Cape Town, offering a new standard of quality, reliable and affordable public transport.