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Comment on the proposed new MyCiTi bus station in Maitland and the associated road conversion<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​About​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>The Council-approved MyCiTi Phase 1 System Plan (2021-2035) recognises the need for a MyCiTi station in Maitland to improve public transport services in the area. The planned location - close to the Maitland Rail Station and Voortrekker Road corridor – will ensure a much needed integration between bus, rail and minibus taxi services.</p><p>During the concept design phase, we identified a need to convert Ferndale Drive and a portion of Station Road from a two-way street to a one-way street.</p><h4>The proposed plan will include:</h4><ul><li>The conversion of Ferndale Drive into a one-way street between the intersection with Station Road and Voortrekker Road to improve traffic flow and road safety for commuters. </li><li>The conversion of a section of Station Road into a one-way street, from where it intersects with Ferndale Drive, to improve traffic flow for minibus-taxis and MyCiTi buses. </li><li>The redesign of a section of Ferndale Drive, where the station and minibus-taxi facility is located, to accommodate pedestrians and trading. </li><li>The installation of new traffic signals at the intersection of Ferndale Drive and Voortrekker Road. • Improved lighting and pathways at the nearby public park to make it safer to access the precinct.</li></ul><p>Notice is hereby given in terms of section 4 of the <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Immovable%20Property%20By-law%202015.pdf" target="_blank">City’s Immovable Property By-law, 2015</a>.</p><p>In terms of Section 17 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 of 2000, you can submit comments to the municipality in respect of the proposed new station and associated road conversion.</p><p><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Maps%20and%20statistics/Maitland_MyCiTi_Map.pdf" target="_blank">Access the Concept Design Plan</a>.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Comment period</h2><p>Submit your comments and objections from <strong>19 September – 20 October 2022</strong>.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Open day</h2><p> Join us at the public information day to find out more about this project. </p> <span> <div class="mobile-scroll">​​ <table style="width:501px;"><thead><tr><th style="width:182px;">Date</th><th style="width:128px;">Time</th><th>Venue</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><td style="width:182px;">Wednesday, 28 September 2022</td><td style="width:128px;">14:00 – 19:00</td><td>Maitland Town Hall, corner of Ferndale Drive and Voortrekker Road, Maitland <br></td></tr></tbody></table></div>​​​</span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Submit your comment<br></h2><p>Comments, inputs or recommendations may be submitted via the following channels: </p><p> <strong>Online</strong> <br><a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/_layouts/15/WebFeedback.SharePoint/webfeedback.aspx?id=%20ed54cd7b-55f3-4180-a057-ba1a287ad9f5" target="_blank">Submit your comments online</a>. </p><p> <strong>Delivery</strong> <br>Deliver your written comments by hand to: </p><p> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Local%20and%20communities/Meet-the-City/City-Council/subcouncils/subcouncil-profile?SubCouncilCode=15">Subcouncil 15 office</a> <br>Pinelands Training Centre <br>St Stephens Road Central Square <br>Pinelands </p><p> <strong><em>Quote the unique reference number MS001/2022</em></strong>.</p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Please note</h4><p> Our Public Participation Unit will assist you if you would like to submit comments but have a disability, or are unable to read or write. See contact details below.<br></p></div></div></span> <h4>Andre Louw </h4><p> <em>Telephone:<br><a>021 400 9809</a><br><br> Email:<br><a href="mailto:AndreA.Louw@capetown.gov.za">AndreA.Louw@capetown.gov.za</a> </em></p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Contact us</h2><p>For more information and general enquiries, email <em><a href="mailto:transport.news@capetown.gov.za?subject=Reference%20number%20MS001/2022">transport.news@capetown.gov.za</a></em>. </p>GP0|#cc1f7b28-f43b-45ab-a0f2-08b4fefef7ed;L0|#0cc1f7b28-f43b-45ab-a0f2-08b4fefef7ed|Issues open for public comment;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#79e6adda-2aa2-4523-bc29-296828216c9319 September – 20 October 20220

 

 

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