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.


MEDIA RELEASE: Street Indaba: when streets are safe for children, they're safe for everyone
Streets in Cape Town are hostile to children, filled with risks and danger. What can adults do to turn them into safe, inclusive places?
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Open Streets exchange for African cities
Apply for the first Open Streets exchange between African cities for government officials and civil society streets enthusiasts.
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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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What excites you about Open Streets Langa?

Posted on Tuesday 17 March 2015

Open Streets Langa is approaching rapidly and while the permit process consumes almost every minute of our day, we thought it would be important to reflect on why Open Streets is not just an event...
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Open Streets Volunteers Meeting

Join in the fun of making Open Streets happen! We will be holding a meeting for all Open Streets volunteers (old and new) on Thursday 12 March, 5:30-6:30pm.
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Open Streets Cape Town is a UN-Habitat World Urban Campaign Partner