Western Cape Transport and Public Works on Thursday approved 201 metered taxi
a statement the department said various engagements have taken place between
the provincial government, The City of Cape Town, and Uber.
have agreed that Uber partners will apply for metered taxi operating licences
while amendments are effected to the National Land Transport Act to accommodate
this new mode.
Spokesperson Siphesihle Dube said of the 201 approved applications, 145 were
from Uber partners. These applications were supported by the City of Cape Town.
the decision to award these operating licenses follows a period of careful
consideration and continued engagement with the City of Cape Town, the relevant planning authority,
as required by the National Land Transport Act.” Dube concluded.
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