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.

News

Another year in the journey of Open Streets in Cape Town
2017 was the biggest, busiest 12 months for Open Streets – the movement and the organisation. Here’s a look at some of our highlights.
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Open Streets Indaba
Opening up a space for feedback, ideas and co-creation of the Open Streets programme in Cape Town
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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
Creating a new mindset about movement in collaboration with the WWF Nedbank Green Trust
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Manifesto

Our Manifesto

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