About Us

Open Streets Cape Town is a citizen-driven initiative working to change how people use, perceive and experience streets. We do this via our programme of Open Streets Days, as well as advocacy campaigns.

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Our Flagship Programme

Open Streets Days
Inspired by Bogotá's Ciclovía, Open Streets Days create car-free streets across Cape Town.
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Campaigns

Low-carbon transport
In collaboration with the WWF Nedbank Green Trust
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News

Get on your bike and win!
The #Bike2Train campaign gives Kuils River train commuters a chance to discover the joys of cycling to the station.
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Volunteers Gathering
Attention all Open Streets Day volunteers who took part in the 2016-17 series...
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Manifesto

Our Manifesto

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The importance of planning for density

Posted on Monday 24 April 2017

Recent developments in the City to tackle urban sprawl pave the way to a more integrated and equitable Cape Town. But densification must include the provision of affordable housing to ensure inclusivity.
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Taking Streets Seriously

Posted on Wednesday 19 April 2017

OSCT recently took part in a symposium looking at ways to reimagine streets and their role in our cities
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Talking Streets Maitland

Posted on Wednesday 12 April 2017

Walking to learn more about streets, their character, and the experience and perception of accessibility of public transport in Cape Town.
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Main Partners

Open Streets Cape Town is a UN-Habitat World Urban Campaign Partner

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