Cape Town Considers BRT
"Building more roads and widening existing ones will never solve Cape Town's traffic crisis, a leading international expert advising the city on a bus rapid public transport plan, has warned."
"Stronger political decisions will have to be taken to reduce the number of cars on the city's roads, says former Bogota mayor, Enrique Penalosa."
"'There is no such thing as a natural level of car use. The number of cars used in the city is a political decision. Traffic problems don't come from more cars, they come from more roads,' he said."
"On Wednesday, the city's mayoral committee is expected to consider proposals for the implementation of the BRT system for three routes at a cost of R1,3-billion, to be completed by March 2010."