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Urban Planet: Cape Town’s New Transport Agency

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Urban Planet is a daily roundup of blogs from around the world dealing specifically with urban environments. We’ll be on the lookout for websites outside the country that approach themes related to urban experiences and issues.

Today, the City of Cape Town, South Africa launches its new Transport Authority. The agency will coordinate public transportation services throughout the city, taking over control of Metrorail, the state-owned enterprise that operates the country’s urban rail commuter network. It is hope that an era of renewed investment will result in better service and safety. (This Big City)

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