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  • South Africa is ready for a sustainable transport
  • South Africa is ready for a sustainable transport
    Evan Bench (2009) ©

South Africa is ready for a sustainable transport

Finding parking in Johannesburg, where there's still a heavy influx of car commuters, can be a nightmare. But the recent EcoMobility festival has given South Africa a preview of what the future of commuting may look like, as more people adopt sustainable modes of transport.



  • Article image How are commuters consuming media?

    With the average UK commute lasting 38 minutes, communications that provide convenience, entertainment or a simple distraction can make the time spent travelling feel shorter. But what do people read, play or buy going from A to B? And how are brands engaging this captive audience?

  • Article image A sector snapshot of getting around

    How could driverless cars accelerate commuter commerce? Why are caring cabbies going the extra mile? What does ride-sharing mean for the future of public transport? And why are we pounding the pavements to get around our cities?

  • Article image How people travel to get fit or fit in

    What happens if you’re too fat, fit or fabulous for a regular beach or city break? As demand for active, gay-friendly and plus-size holidays grows, travel operators are offering breaks that meet niche needs. In the second of a two-part report, Canvas8 looks at those travelling to get fit or fit in.

  • Transport investment peaks in Saudi Transport investment peaks in Saudi

    The Middle East is investing an increasing amount in transport, and not just to facilitate tourism. Saudi Arabia is leading the way with a high speed railway between Mecca and Medina. This is just one project within an $81.6 billion development plan.