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Launch of Gauteng's large-scale survey on travel experiences and challenges of residents

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Media invite

The CSIR has partnered with the Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport to conduct a large-scale survey on the use of public transport in the Gauteng province.

More than 36 000 households have been selected to participate in this survey, which aims to assist government to plan for future investments in transport infrastructure in the province.

Contact Person

David Mandaha

+12 841 3654/ 072 126 8910

dmandaha@csir.co.za

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has partnered with the Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport to conduct a large-scale survey on the use of public transport in the Gauteng province.

More than 36 000 households have been selected to participate in this survey, which aims to assist government to plan for future investments in transport infrastructure in the province.

The outcome of the survey is expected to contribute towards improved transport planning and inform future investments in transport infrastructure in the province. It will also provide a snapshot of the perceptions and travel experiences of residents, thus measuring the progress in solving transport challenges.

The survey will be launched officially by Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Dr Ismail Vadi, and CSIR Executive Director, Dr Bethuel Sehlapelo, at the CSIR, in Pretoria. The importance and impact of the Survey will be outlined during the event.

Media is invited as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Time: 09:30
Venue: CSIR Knowledge Commons, Pretoria 

To RSVP Contact: Ms Kgauhelo Dioka on 073 398 8633 or e-mail kdioka@csir.co.za

NB: Please bring your ID or driver's licence.

Enquiries:
David Mandaha: CSIR Media Relations Manager
Tel: 072 126 8910/012 841 3654
Email: dmandaha@csir.co.za

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