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Allgemeine Zeitung, 11 Apr 2014

Aus einer Initiative verschiedener Partner ist jetzt der „Top-Taxi-Wettbewerb“ für Taxifahrer in Windhoek aus der Taufe gehoben worden. Gestern wurde die Aktion vorgestellt.

Allgemeine Zeitung - Marc Springer, 4 Apr 2014

Transportminister betont Bedeutung der Straßeninstandhaltung

Transportminister Erkki Nghim-tina hat die wirtschaftliche Bedeutung des namibischen Straßennetzes hervorhoben und mit Hinweis auf die hohe Anzahl Verkehrsunfälle gleichzeitig die Notwendigkeit von deren regelmäßiger Instandhaltung unterstrichen.

The Namibian - Theresia Tjihenuna, 20 Mar 2014

WORKS ministry permanent secretary Peter Mwatile says the striking taxi drivers can forget about a reduction in traffic fines. Some taxi drivers embarked on a strike on Tuesday, demanding that government should reduce traffic fines, and that the works ministry should recognise their union - the...

Namibian Sun, 17 Mar 2014

Taxi drivers in Windhoek, Walvis Bay, Swakopmund, Outapi, Oshana and Ohangwena will go on strike from today. This was announced yesterday by Namibia Transport and Taxi Union (NTTU) chief organiser Joseph Kalimbo.

Namibian Sun, 10 Nov 2013

A master plan by the Ministry of Works and Transport has highlighted the challenges of the country’s transport network. The Sustainable Urban Transport Master Plan for Windhoek, Rehoboth, and Okahandja aims to address the towns’ traffic congestion and poor provision for pedestrians and cyclists.

The Namibian, 8 Nov 2013

For most of 2013, Windhoek has been abuzz with ambitious plans to overhaul the city’s transportation system. The city council has been up and about, talking ‘Move Windhoek’ and tantalising ideas on revamping its transportation network. Transport improvement is the one thing the city has recently...

The Namibian, 8 Nov 2013

The Motor-Vehicle Accident Fund (MVA) says the existing high traffic fines are necessary in order to deter would-be traffic offenders from doing just that.

Allgemeine Zeitung - Clemens von Alten, 6 Nov 2013

Infrastruktur öffentlicher Verkehrsmittel stark vernachlässigt

Vor dem Parlamentarischen Ausschuss für Verfassungs- und Justizfragen hat die Windhoeker Stadtverwaltung Mängel bei der Infrastruktur für öffentliche Verkehrsmittel eingeräumt. Laut Stadtpolizei-Chef Kanime besteht auch bei den Verkehrsregeln Nachholbedarf.

The Namibian, 6 Nov 2013

THE City of Windhoek will buy new public buses to replace its ailing fleet in order to provide efficient transportation services to its residents, the City of Windhoek's Strategic Executive of Community Services Department, Muyiwa Mayumbelo said on Tuesday.

Namibian Sun, 5 Nov 2013

A new strategy has been developed by the Ministry of Works and Transport to address the main problems with the taxi industry. The Public Passengers Transport Change Model, which was presented at a public hearing of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs on...

Namibian Sun, 4 Nov 2013

Swapo parliamentarian and member of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs, Peter Katjavivi, says a lot needs to be done to ensure taxi passenger safety.

Allgemeine Zeitung - Eberhard Hofmann, 7 Oct 2013

Raum- und Platzexperiment in Windhoek mit Bus, Pkw und Fahrrad

Verkehrsteilnehmer haben sich am 28. September gewundert, als sie von einem zentralen Abschnitt der Independence-Avenue in Windhoek umgeleitet wurden. Zwischen der Kreuzung Gartenstraße und Sam-Nujoma-Avenue war diese Straße wegen eines Experiments geschlossen.

The Namibian - Helge Schutz, 2 Oct 2013

The Safe Cycling campaign in Namibia received a major boost when the Sustainable Urban Transport Master Plan (SUTMP) was recently launched in Windhoek.

Namibian Sun, 24 Sep 2013

The town planning of the City of Windhoek sees every single motorist in the city using one or more of the five main roads in the city during morning and evening peak hour traffic. This has made traffic congestion in Windhoek a nightmare that every motorist experiences daily.

Allgemeine Zeitung, 17 Sep 2013

Rund 1100 Bürger fordern Radwege, Bürgersteige

Windhoek (hf) - Die Anzahl der Automobile in Windhoek wächst beständig, obwohl 87% der Bevölkerung sich kein Auto leisten kann. 50% aller erfassten Verkehrsunfälle mit Autos tragen sich in Namibia in Windhoek zu. Die meisten Unfälle betreffen Fußgänger und Radfahrer.

Allgemeine Zeitung - Eberhard Hofmann, 6 Sep 2013

Umfassender Plan gegen Stau und Stank aufgesetzt

Ohne Verkehrsplanung und Ausbau des Verkehrsnetzes wird der Windhoeker Autofahrer auf dem Weg zur Arbeit von derzeit durchschnittlich zehn Minuten Fahrzeit in naher Zukunft eine halbe Stunde benötigen. Die Stadt Windhoek und das Transsportministerium wollen diesem Szenario vorbauen.

The Namibian - Chamwe Kaira, 31 Jul 2013

A master plan meant to improve the capital city’s transport system will be unveiled next month.

The Namibian - Chamwe Kaira, 31 Jul 2013

I once witnessed an incident during morning traffic rush hour where a driver who had children in his car was raising his middle finger in all directions as a line of cars behind him hooted endlessly for him to join the busy Daan Viljoen Road.

Namibian Sun, 11 Jul 2013

The City of Windhoek plans to buy 18 new buses this financial year to satisfy the growing need for public transport.

Namibian Sun, 11 Jul 2013

The City of Windhoek and the Ministry of Works and Transport received a major honour recently in Geneva, Switzerland, after the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) recognised the City's new public transport strategy. The new strategy, called the Move Windhoek Project, was...

The Namibian - Helge Schutz, 20 May 2013

The inaugural Cycle to Work Day saw a great turnout as about 200 people took to the streets of Windhoek on Friday morning in a procession to raise awareness for cycling safety in Namibia.

Allgemeine Zeitung, 26 Apr 2013

Während Großstädte weltweit immer neue Wege gehen, um den motorisierten Verkehr zu reduzieren, werden die Straßen der namibischen Hauptstadt immer noch von PKWs dominiert. In 20 Jahren soll Windhoek zur Millionenstadt heranwachsen.

Informanté - Anonymous, 12 Sep 2012

The City of Windhoek’s inadequate non-motorised transport and public transportation has become a key challenge for sustainable development in the capital.

The Namibian - Catherine Sasman, 5 Sep 2012

Increasing traffic congestion in Windhoek's streets is to be addressed by an urban transport master plan for the next 20 years to bring about an urgent and sustainable shift from private to public transport use.

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