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Policy prejudice against the taxi industry

Sibusiso Buthelezi is a strategic adviser to both the South African National Taxi Council and the National Taxi Alliance. Read his memorandum below that discusses policy prejudice against… Read more

Mamelodi and the key taxi industry issues

The taxi industry subscribes to the initiatives currently being pursued by government aimed at transforming the taxi industry from a strategic and an operational perspective. A key aspect… Read more

Presentation to Commission of Inquiry of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature on Operating Licences

This is a presentation by Sibusiso Buthelezi done on behalf of the South African Transport Solutions, to the Commission of Inquiry of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature on Operating… Read more

Presentation to the Advisory Panel on the Socio-economic Impact of E-tolls

Below is the presentation by Sibusiso Buthelezi and Dumisani Hlophe to the Advisory Panel on the Socio-economic Impact of E-tolls, titled "How Things Fell Apart". Read more

Public transport policy failing the South African taxi industry

In a paper written by JJ McCarthy and Mark Swillingi in 1985 dealing with issues of public transport in an apartheid city, they attend to the question of the relationship between community… Read more

Assault on the poor

In September 1999, the Department of Transport (DoT) entered into a Tripartite Memorandum of Agreement (the Tripartite Agreement) with the Southern African Bus Operators Association (SABOA)… Read more