News on Move Windhoek

Shali Nanghala, a beautiful young lady from Ludwigsdorf, decided to undertake a 30-day challenge of riding the Windhoek Municipal buses and it was a success.  The MoveWindhoek project, supported by the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) conducted an interview with her to get to know more...

19 Dec. 2016 by Trudie Muleke
Without the ubiquitous shared taxi fleet, life in Windhoek would, for many residents, grind to a halt. Buses do currently do not serve all parts of the city; taxis allow non-car owners to access the farthest-flung corners of the city while providing employment for 6,000+ Windhoek residents, many...
30 Nov. 2016 by Lucas Conwell
This fall, GIZ conducted the MoveWindhoek Transport Survey on board the City of Windhoek’s municipal bus system, and the results were sobering: almost half of customers rate the bus service as poor. The survey aimed to establish a baseline before the City shifts operations to a network of 14 new...
30 Nov. 2016 by Lucas Conwell
Effective today, 22 November 2016, the City of Windhoek's bus operations will shift back to the previous network of traditional routes and 7 new lines. The new bus network will be reintroduced in 2017.
22 Nov. 2016 by Lucas Conwell
On 14 November, the City of Windhoek introduced its new bus network. 14 lines following fixed schedules completely replaced the existing routes, connecting virtually every suburb with the city centre. Each line runs in both directions every 20-60 minutes from 5:00-9:30 and 13:00-19:00 Monday...
21 Nov. 2016 by Lucas Conwell

From 6th to 11th July 2016 a delegation of 10 representatives from the Namibian Road Transport Sector including the Namibian Transport Minister has been on a study tour to Germany. At the start of the tour the delegation was welcomed by Mr Preuß,...

08 Sep. 2016 by Laura Merz

Walking and cycling is on the one hand the most basic and traditional form of transportation and on the other hand the most efficient form of transport for short distances. Therefore it is important to cater for the needs of pedestrians and cyclists in order to offer safe and...

08 Sep. 2016 by Laura Merz
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08 Sep. 2016 by Lucas Conwell

The GIZ Transport Project is looking for Consultancy Services as described in following assignment. Please contact directly the e-mail address stated in the advert.

14 Jul. 2016 by Laura Merz
Since last Wednesday (22nd June) the Ministry of Works and Transport and City of Windhoek with the support of GIZ and Autohaus Truck and Bus (MAN franchise for Windhoek) are testing an articulated bus for Windhoek ....
23 Jun. 2016 by Gregor Schmorl
The German government is one of the main actors in developing public transport in Namibia. Since 2012 the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) engages in the development and the...
15 Mar. 2016 by Lea Frank-Gretic
The WHO currently released an article about the top ten causes of death for adolescents. One of the most cause of death are road traffic injuries, which is even ranked before deaths caused by HIV and AIDS. In 2013 more ten-to-nineteen-year-olds were killed by Road injuries than any other disease...
25 Feb. 2016 by Johannah Juepner
Residents of Windhoek have in recent days observed new modern City-Buses passing through their streets. As we already informed you, we have new Buses for Windhoek and they will operate from the 1st February onwards on the new Lines! The City of Windhoek is step by step busy with implementing the...
29 Jan. 2016 by Johannah Juepner
On Thursday 7 January 2016 the 10 days driver training for about 45 bus drivers has begun. The drivers will be trained to operate the brand new buses for the improved public transport system in Windhoek.
21 Jan. 2016 by Lea Frank-Gretic
On the 24th of November the information bus started its tour through Windhoek! The goal of this bus is to introduce the population of Windhoek to a modern bus network. From now on every Tuesday and Thursday the bus will be placed at different locations in Windhoek and inform people about the new...
26 Nov. 2015 by Johannah Juepner
On Wednesday 18 November 2015 in Katutura, a great milestone for the urban transport system in Windhoek was reached by officially launching MoveWindhoek, the brand for the implementation of the Sustainable Urban Transport Master Plan (SUTMP) for City of Windhoek, including Rehoboth, Okahandja and...
19 Nov. 2015 by Lea Frank-Gretic
On Wednesday October 14th, a great milestone for the Sustainable Urban Transport Master Plan was reached. For the first time the Sustainable Urban Transport Steering Committee (SUTSC) for the Implementation of the Master Plan came together. Honorable Minister of Works and Transport Alpheus !...
27 Oct. 2015 by Lea Frank-Gretic
Move Windhoek and the City of Windhoek are establishing a new bus network in Windhoek, Namibia. The first step is already taken with three new bus lines running. Silja Fieblinger an integrated Expert at City of Windhoek gives more Information about the current development.
26 Oct. 2015 by Johannah Juepner
The releases of the Pre-Feasibility Study for the SUTMP for Windhoek as well as the soon to be completed Scoping Study for Sustainable Transport in the northern Regions Ohangwena, Omusati, Oshana and Oshikoto mark two considerable moments for sustainable transport in Namibia.
21 Aug. 2015 by Tilman Mueller
MoveWindhoek received attention through a featured article in the professional magazine “International Transportation”. The article written by Gregor Schmorl and Michael Engelskirchen, both technical advisors at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, describes the...
11 Aug. 2015 by Tilman Mueller
A milestone was reached on June 26th, 2015 for the Scoping Study and Master Plan for Sustainable Transport in the northern Regions Ohangwena, Omusati, Oshana and Oshikoto of Namibia: the Steering Committee was officially inaugurated by the Deputy Minister of Works and Transport Kilus Nguvauva...
04 Aug. 2015 by Tilman Mueller
Please be reminded that the Municipal Bus Service is offering the first scheduled bus operation from Saturday, the 27th June, on. This shopping line will be running every Saturday from 10:00 to 16:00 departing every hour.
26 Jun. 2015 by Tilman Mueller
The City of Windhoek is happy to announce that from Saturday, 27th June on there will be the first shopping bus route between the Woman Centre (Okuryangava) and Wernhill Park with access to the city centre.
24 Jun. 2015 by Tilman Mueller
The intern of MoveWindhoek’s partner GIZ participated in a worldwide cycling campaign. The social media campaign called #30daysofbiking promotes cycling and the sharing of pictures, adventures and stories which evolve through every day cycling.
08 May. 2015 by Tilman Mueller