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.


Open Streets...and then what?
Rebecca Campbell reflects on the value of Open Streets
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Mobile Women
Join a social ride & dialogue in Gugulethu to celebrate and empower women who cycle
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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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On your own two feet

Posted on Monday 11 September 2017

Improving walkability in African cities is essential for the rapidly urbanising continent, as it could help create health and wealth.
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Blazing social trails

Posted on Monday 28 August 2017

The case for public participation in transport planning is strong, and people will vote with their feet.
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Breaking the barriers to cycling

Posted on Monday 14 August 2017

Riding a bike should be as easy as, well, riding a bike. Unfortunately, there are many good reasons people choose not to cycle. Here are some scenarios and possible solutions.
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Places for play

Posted on Tuesday 08 August 2017

Playing is fundamental to a child’s development. It’s also an important part of every Open Streets Day.
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