Media Releases

Covid-19: Western Cape Government advises the public to wear masks


The provincial Department of Health is advising everyone to wear masks especially if they move around in public. Masks are not the only solution in the fight against Covid-19 and must accompany other good hygiene practices.

Restrictions on public transport eased


The National Minister of Transport has issued new directives to extend the operating times of public transport services that are transporting essential workers, and to increase the loading capacity of minibus-taxi vehicles during the lockdown period.

MyCiTi service to operate only during peak hour periods


Limited MyCiTi, public transport services during lockdown


The National Government has announced a national lockdown to protect our communities against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, and to limit its spreading. The lockdown will be in effect as from 23:59 this evening, Thursday, 26 March 2020, for 21 days until midnight on 16 April 2020.

City advises on COVID-19 precautionary measures for public transport


The City of Cape Town’s Transport Directorate advises commuters making use of public transport services to practice meticulous personal hygiene while travelling. The City also recommends that commuters consider travelling outside of the peak-hour periods as far as possible to limit contact with other commuters and to avoid crowded vehicles.

Preventative measures against COVID-19


Residents are advised to take the following preventative measures: wash hands often; do not to touch your face after you have touched or have been in contact with surfaces in public spaces; avoid physical contact with other people; stay at home when you are sick; and sneeze and cough in a tissue.

City geared up for 2020 edition of Cape Town Cycle Tour


It’s all systems go for the 2020 edition of the Cape Town Cycle Tour. The world's largest timed cycle race is happening in the Mother City this weekend with the main race on Sunday, 8 March 2020.

Commuters embrace the MyCiTi mobile app


The City of Cape Town launched its MyCiTi mobile application four months ago. Since the launch, over 21 000 commuters have downloaded the app and the site has been accessed more than 430 000 times. The journey planner and timetables are very popular as it allows commuters to plan their journeys with real time information at hand.

MyCiTi brings festive cheer


The 2019 festive season is here and MyCiTi has made special arrangements to suit the needs of residents and visitors over this period. The City of Cape Town is encouraging holiday makers to take advantage of the longer bus operating hours and additional routes which have been put in place specifically for the holiday period.

Waterfront passengers requested to ensure they use the correct bus from 13 December


MyCiTi has partnered with the V&A Waterfront to provide a special, free holiday shuttle service within the Waterfront precinct as of Friday, 13 December.