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: Woodstock kicks off the 2018/2019 Open Streets season
Come out and play on a car-free street on 28 October, at the first Open Streets Day in the 2018-19 season.
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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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Talking Streets Series 2014: September

The Talking Streets series returns to Woodstock for September. We will explore a section of Sir Lowry Road, a major Cape Town artery for commuting by foot, bus, bike, car, skateboard and minibus taxi.
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Open Streets 12th October 2014 Task Teams

Posted on Monday 01 September 2014

On the 12th October 2014, Main Road will become Open Streets! Here are the different task teams that will ensure success for Open Streets. Find your team and follow the "Count me in" link .
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Open Streets Cape Town is a UN-Habitat World Urban Campaign Partner