Far South Cycling Study: Condensed Description

10th August 2016 / 3 comments

Ingcaciso yoPhando (isiXhosa version) This study forms part of my Masters dissertation in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Cape Town, titled “A Critical Evaluation of Bicycling Level-of-Service Tools in a Cape Town mobility corridor”. This means that the dissertation seeks to offer an assessment of whether a certain approach to the planning…

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Far South Cycling Study: Full Description

10th August 2016 / 3 comments

A Critical Evaluation of Bicycling Level-of-Service Tools in a Cape Town mobility corridor Problem or issue to be investigated In South Africa, cycling has been identified as a transport mode able to offer reliable, low-cost, short-to-medium distance mobility to commuters since at least 1987 (CSIR, 2003), with major updates to cycling policy occurring at regular…

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Article: ‘Sprawl’, by Brett Petzer, in Platform Magazine (Cape Town, 2013)

18th December 2013 / 0 comments

In August 2013, I got wind of a new magazine addressing itself without delimitation to the city – and very much in particular, Cape Town. Platform first began to circulate in November of that year, and I dearly hope we see a second issue soon. My rather emotive take on the ambiguities of sprawl is below.  …

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