Indaba took place on 17 March 2016 at Msobomvu Grounds and the theme was "Transforming transportation systems for an
municipality realized the importance of the transport sector; as an
essential component of the economy. The transport systems provide
socio-economic opportunities and benefits that result in positive multiple
effects such as:
strong effects on development and the welfare of
better accessibility to markets,
employment and additional investments,
improved mobility by society from different
The Indaba served as a platform to provide safe, accessible
and reliable transport facilities.
MEC Transport, Safety and Liaison; Ms Weziwe Tikana was
invited as a guest speaker at the Indaba along with other industry experts from
Road Accident Fund, Road Traffic Infringement Agency etc.
During the Indaba, three commissions were conducted to
address the key issues in improving the transport systems of Mnquma. Those commissions
Congestion and Road Safety
Public Transport Control Systems
Public Transport Facilities such as ranks,
shelters and loading zones
MEC Tikana urged the industry to always be conscious of the
enormous responsibility that it has, of being the enabler of business from the
smallest to the biggest. Develop the industry , making it efficient, customer
friendly and a value for money for business and all other consumers.