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: Safer Streets for Children campaign launches to save kids' lives
The Safer Streets for Children campaign is a collaboration between Open Streets Cape Town, ChildSafe and Safely Home
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Join us for a day of fun as we celebrate Women’s Month
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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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Open Streets Cape Town is a UN-Habitat World Urban Campaign Partner