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.


Celebrating partnering & giving thanks to the WWF Nedbank Green Trust
A new mindset about movement on city streets...
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TWITTER CHAT: #AfricanStreets - realities and new movements
In the lead up to Africa Day 2019, join a conversation about city streets...
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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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Low-Carbon Transport
Creating a new mindset about movement in collaboration with the WWF Nedbank Green Trust
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Our Manifesto

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Why culture matters for transport planning

Posted on Thursday 11 April 2019

Talking Streets at Open Streets Mitchells Plain explored the disconnection between transport policy and culture, and the importance of factoring memory, creativity and social cohesion into transport planning and implementation.
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