News on Move Windhoek

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
The MoveWindhoek project went academic on April, 1st and March, 10th 2015 with a lecture by City of Windhoek’s (CoW) public transport manager and a guest lecture by two GIZ technical advisors at University of Namibia (UNAM). Clarence Rupingena from CoW, and Gregor Schmorl and Michael Engelskirchen...
28 Apr. 2015 by Tilman Mueller

Please be reminded that the Municipal Bus Service is offering a student line from Windhoek's university campuses to different destinations in the city. Please find more information in our Download Section:

02 Mar. 2015 by Madleen Knauth
Move Windhoek’s vision for sustainable transport for the next 20 years is expanding into other areas of the country. The Move Windhoek project with its Sustainable Urban Transport Master Plan (SUTMP) inspired the idea for a Sustainable Transport Master Plan for four northern regions of Namibia...
19 Nov. 2014 by Madleen Knauth
Be part of Move Windhoek and start a career as Public Transport Planner. Find more information on the City of Windhoek's website and apply online right away:
14 Nov. 2014 by Madleen Knauth
The follow-up visit of German police officers in Windhoek, Namibia has been completed and is now another example of the long-standing and fruitful relationship between the Saarland police and NAMPOL as well as City Police Windhoek in regards to traffic policing. Many trainings, exchanges and...
10 Nov. 2014 by Madleen Knauth

City of Windhoek tenders for the procurement of new buses for public transport .


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03 Oct. 2014 by Madleen Knauth
Windhoek's cyclists were on their bikes on Saturday, August 2nd 2014 raising awareness for bicycle safety and promoting cycling as a sustainable mode of transportation. The “Windhoek on Bike” event had been organised by Physically Active Youth (P.A.Y.) in partnership with the Deutsche...
13 Aug. 2014 by Madleen Knauth
Two 11 year old girls from Windhoek International School did their final project on School Transportation and held a presentation on their discoveries on 12th of June at Windhoek International School in front of an excited audience, attended also by the Officials from the Move Windhoek Project...
17 Jun. 2014 by Ernst
On June 6th, 2014, the MoveWindhoek Facebook-page reached 1000 likes. Have a look on Facebook and join our network. Get updates on the newest Master Plan developments, but also interesting facts about sustainable transport, Windhoek, and pictures from our events. Your involvement through social...
06 Jun. 2014 by Madleen Knauth
On Friday, 9 May 2014, the second annual “Cycle to Work”- Day was celebrated with much success. Through this event, the Ministry of Works and Transport, the City of Windhoek municipality, and the Namibia Cycling Federation seek to raise awareness for non-motorised transport, trying to move...
23 May. 2014 by Madleen Knauth
After the successful premiere last year the Cycle to Work Day is back in Windhoek. Start is already tomorrow, the 9th of May 2014, at 7H00 AM in front of Maerua SuperSpar. The route will cover around 21,5 km in and around the City. The ride will finish where it started.
08 May. 2014 by Lars Stiebenz

The City of Windhoek is pleased to announce the opening of our new long awaited Long Distance Terminal for the North and North West Bound Public Transport operators. The Facility is located at Brakwater (Cnr. Hereford & Julius Nyerere Street).

As from the 12th May 2014 the Northern...

08 May. 2014 by Lars Stiebenz

New Master of Civil Engineering at UNAM, Faculty of Engineering, starting in July 2014...among others with a specialisation in Transportation!



18 Apr. 2014 by Gregor Schmorl

During the on-going nationwide taxi strike the City of Windhoek will extend its bus services to meet the demand for public transport in the City. Every day services will run from 5:00 to 24:00. The usual routes will be offered. Schedules and routes can be found here:


19 Mar. 2014 by Anonymous

When talking about a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) or a BRT-like system  many urban transport planners refer to a system that resembles  a “train on the road”. The Bus Rapid Transit is a concept of urban transportation which allows for a huge number of citizens to be transported rapidly,...

17 Mar. 2014 by Anonymous

Recent claims by a study from the Transport Research Institute of the University of Michigan (UMTRI), which have been reiterated by a number of Namibian newspapers, stating that Namibia is spearheading the dreadful list of road accident fatalities per capita on a world wide scale, prove to be...

14 Mar. 2014 by Anonymous