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1 October 2020

 T r a n s p o r t   M o n t h    C e l e b r a t i o n s

Virtual Seminar and Round Table

"Driving the Necessity for Change
in Public Transport in South Africa"

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Presentations presented


Prof Rose Luke
Department of Transport and Supply Chain Management
University of Johannesburg

Introduction to related professional Transport Associations and Gold Sponsors of the Transport Forum

Panel 1: Current Scenario of Public Transport in South Africa

Opening address

Dr Ismail Vadi
Senior Research Associate
University of Johannesburg

The Current Scenario of Public Transport in South Africa

Mr James Robb
Manager: George Integrated Public Transport Network
Western Cape Department of Transport

Funding Scenarios in Public Transport

Ms Ulrike Britton
Chief Director: Urban Development & Infrastructure

National Treasury

Panel 2: Where should we be with Public Transport in RSA?

Where would we like to be with Public Transport in 10 years’ time?

Mr Jack van der Merwe
Chief Executive Officer

Gauteng Transport Authority

PRASA’s turnaround plan

Mr Mawethu Vilana
Head of Strategy

Where we should be with Public Transport in 10 year's time?

Ms Dalene Campbell
Executive Director: Transport
Mr Gershwin Fortune

Portfolio Manager: Integrated Transport
City of Cape Town

Virtual Round Table: How are we going to Fill the Gap?

Round table introduction and breakouts

Introduction will be done by Dr Ismail Vadi

Virtual breakout sessions

Group 1 chaired by:
Mr Leigh Stolworthy - Manager: Integrated Transport Planning: City of Cape Town

Group 2 chaired by:
Mr Bazil Govender - Executive Manager: South African Bus Operators Association (SABOA)

Group 3 chaired by:
Ms Vuyisile Majola - Chief Executive Officer: uBunye Group
Breakout Feedback group 1
Breakout Feedback group 2
Breakout Feedback group 3