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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Bree Street transformed by Open Streets

Posted on Monday 19 January 2015

On 18 January 2015, Bree Street became a car-free playground for all ages during Open Streets. Read on for details of how you can help make this a more-frequent reality in Cape Town.
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Win a limited edition Open Streets t-shirt!

Posted on Tuesday 13 January 2015

Post to Twitter, Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #OpenStreets, and we'll pick someone each day as a winner of one of our limited edition Open Streets Cape Town T-shirts. More details below...
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Open Streets is coming to Bree Street

Posted on Wednesday 07 January 2015

On Sunday 18 January 2015, Bree Street will feel, look and sound different. It will become Open Streets. Watch this short video clip to see what's in store.
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Open Streets Cape Town is a UN-Habitat World Urban Campaign Partner