Taxi boss scraps taxi - then puts it on the road again

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 - A 47-year-old male taxi owner was arrested for fraud today after the vehicle he had sent to be scrapped under the taxi recapitalisation project was seen operating near Nelspruit. Mpumalanga police Captain...



Taxi industry to play critical role in BRT system

Monday, October 27, 2008 - Pretoria - The transport department has reassured the taxi industry it will form the nucleus of the bus rapid transit (BRT) system and play a critical role in supporting feeder transport...



One ticket for all travel soon

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - Commuters in Gauteng can expect to use a single-ticket system for buses, trains and taxis in the near future. Ignatius Jacobs, Gauteng MEC for public transport, roads and works said this...



Credit regulator probes SA Taxi Finance

Monday, October 06, 2008 - The National Credit Regulator is investigating SA Taxi Finance (SATF) which claims to be SA’s leading vehicle provider to the industry, for possible contraventions of the National Credit Act (NCA). If the...



Lender denies it is fleecing taxi owners

Monday, October 06, 2008 - SA Taxi Finance, whose contracts are being investigated by the National Credit Regulator, has denied that its credit agreements contain hidden costs or constitute reckless lending. All charges built into total monthly...



Over 13 000 taxis scrapped in govt's recap scheme

Monday, February 11, 2008 - Minister of Public Enterprises Alec Erwin said on Monday that some 13 261 vehicles had been scrapped since the launch of South Africa's taxi recapitalisation programme in October, 2006. Scrapping allowances of...



Taxi recap programme making progress

Saturday, October 27, 2007 - Transport minister Jeff Radebe says the government's Taxi Recapitalisation Programme is making progress. Thousands of unroadworthy taxis have been scrapped, and millions paid to their owners. Radebe was addressing a Limpopo...



Over 1 400 taxis scrapped in KZN

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 - Vryheid - The Department of Transport has expressed satisfaction with the progress being made on the Taxi Recapitilisation Programme (TRP) with 1 458 taxis having already been scrapped. The programme is to...



TSA’s participation in 68th Pretoria Agricultural Show

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 - Taxi Scrapping Administrator brings service to the Tswane Taxi Operators. Our participation in the Pretoria Show is indicative of our quest to adhere to the Batho Pele principles. See the details...



1 600 taxis destined for the junkyard in Gauteng

Thursday, July 05, 2007 - Johannesburg - There have been 1 600 applications for taxis in Gauteng to head for the junkyard, in line with the second phase of the taxi recapitalisation programme in the province. The...



Four thousand old taxis now off the road

Friday, June 08, 2007 - Transport minister Jeff Radebe has reported that more than 4 000 old and unroadworthy taxis have been scrapped across all nine provinces since the start of the Taxi Recapitalisation Programme last...



Search for solutions to taxi turf battles

Monday, June 04, 2007 - THE recent outbreak of violence over lucrative taxi routes is all the more reason why municipalities should take full control of SA’s taxi ranks and allocate routes to taxi organisations, according...



Eastern Cape

Thursday, April 05, 2007 - Taxi Scrapping Administrator's (TSA) main centre manager Mr Armstrong Langa alludes this success to the co-operation and support he gets from the provincial department of transport, the operating licensing board, NaTIS,...



Gauteng Launch

Saturday, March 31, 2007 - Gauteng Province officially launched Taxi Recapitalization Programme on the 31/03/07. The event which was attended by hundreds of people was held at Wesbank Raceway stadium in Germinston. MEC for transport Mr...



R97m paid out to scrap taxis

Thursday, March 29, 2007 - The government has to date paid out R97-million in scrapping allowances to taxi owners, Transport Department director-general Mpumi Mpofu said yesterday. Briefing the media at parliament ahead of Transport Minister Jeff...



North West begins taxi scrapping

Monday, March 19, 2007 - The North West province began the scrapping of old taxi vehicles on Sunday to pave the way for a R7,7-billion government programme of taxi recapitalisation in the province. Speaking at the launch...



Recap agency sets taxi scrapping target

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 - By Babalo Ndenze Despite an initial slow start in the scrapping of old and unroadworthy taxis in the Western Cape, the Taxi Scrapping Agency (TSA) wants to scrap at least 1 000...



Taxi scrapping event in Limpopo on the 28 February 2007

Wednesday, February 28, 2007 - A Taxi Scrapping Events was held on the 28 February 2007 in Limpopo. Images from these events can be seen below...



Images of Taxi Scrapping

Thursday, December 21, 2006 - Taxi Scrapping Events were held on the 28 October 2006 in Botshabelo and on the 9 December 2006 in Pietermaritzburg. Images from these events can be seen below....



Wheels of Radebe taxi project start rolling

Monday, October 30, 2006 - The government's controversial taxi recapitalisation programme has begun, with the first batch of old taxis being crushed despite protests and accusations of hooliganism. As a 20-ton excavator steam-rolled its way towards some...



First unroadworthy taxis to be demolished

Tuesday, October 24, 2006 - About 900 Western Cape taxi operators will travel to Bloemfontein this week to witness the scrapping of the first 50 minibus taxis in preparation for the government's taxi recapitalisation programme. Transport Minister...



Taxi recap on the road again

Friday, September 29, 2006 - Pretoria - The government's R7.7 billion taxi recapitalisation project is back on track, according to transport minister Jeff Radebe. Radebe's comments came after he hosted an "all-inclusive stakeholders meeting" on the project...
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