The battle lines are drawn between the City of Johannesburg and taxi operators over the issue of the Rea Vaya Bus Rapid Transit system.
City of Johannesburg’s head of transport Rehana Moosajee said they would not be stopped by taxi people because BRT would benefit all residents.
Friday, March 20, 2009
No BRT - Every Taxi Driver for Himself
Here's an example of how selfish and greedy our South African brothers are. James Kunstler recently confirmed the chronic lack of public transport, and yet here are the taxi drivers threatening violence to protect their own livelihoods and to hell with the rest. This sort of thing makes me ashamed to be a South African. The shortsightedness is disgusting.