Western Cape MEC of Community
Safety Dan Plato, MEC of Transport and Public Works Donald Grant together with
Metrorail Regional Manager Richard Walker did a successful site visit to the
Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District project in Parow.
MEC Plato said when crime
becomes a problem in a community it will inevitably spill over into train
stations and trains.
Over the past six years crime
in Bellville and Parow has increased dramatically.
Ministerial Spokesperson Ewald
Botha said part of the programme as included pilot projects at both the
Bellville and Parow transport interchanges in a bid to enhance the safety for
the communities to reply on public transport to get to and from their various
Botha added that as part of this pilot project
50 graduates have been deployed to various stations in different ways of which
they receive on the job training from the relative staff.
Labels: Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District project yielding results