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2015 October Transport Month Calendar

Theme: Together we move South Africa forward

Event/campaign Stakeholder Date
Truck drivers empowerment event; Highway Junction, 1 Industrial Road, Hardustria, Harrismith and community engagement in Qwaqwa; Free State Department of Transport Dept. of Police, Roads & Transport The Highway Group 1 October 2015
Transport Month Launch Hosted by University of Johanessburg, Transport Forum; Johannesburg; Gauteng University of Johannesburg 1 October 2015
Official Launch of the October Transport Month Campaign; Marite; Mpumalanga Department of Transport Provincial Departments Transport Entities 3 October 2015
SIP4 Meeting (Gala Dinner with North West key stakeholders; Sanral etc), Rustenburg; North West Department of Transport (Roads) Provincial Departments Sanral 5 October 2015
Swartruggens Campaign - create awareness on local user discounts on toll tariffs and who qualifies etc; Community Imbizo and Law Enforcement Operation, Swartruggens (North West) Department of Transport Provincial Departments Sanral
6 October 2015
National Transport Master Plan (NATmap) Colloqium; Gauteng Department of Transport 30 October 2015
Transport Sector Awards; Bloemfonteing; Free State Department of Transport 31 October 2015

Transport Entities

Cancer Awareness (5km fund run around CBRTA, Glen Manor Office Park; Gauteng Cross-Border Road Transport Agency 2 October 2015
Legends Marathon (road safety awareness) Road Accident Fund 3 October 2015
One Million Signature Campaign and Interfaith Prayer Day (Event with Interfaith Groups), Mehlareng Stadium, Thembisa; Gauteng Road Traffic Management Corporation Road Traffic Infringement Agency Sanral Cross-Border Road Traffic Agency Interfaith Organisations etc 4  October 2015
International Railway Safety Council, Sandton Convention Centre; Gauteng Railway Safety Regulator 4-9 October 2015
Launch of the Gauteng Nerve Centre building and site tour - A new facility that will house all Prasa employees responsible for monitoring of the rail lines, near Kaalfontein Station in Esselen Park; Gauteng Department of Transport Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport PRASA Railway Safety Regulator 5 October 2015
Collaborative Decision Making Conference 2015 (TBA) Gauteng)  Air Traffic Navigation Systems 5 October 2015
ATNS Industry Safety Workshop (Gauteng) Air Traffic Navigation Systems 6-7 October 2015
2nd South African International Maritime Conference, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University; EASTERN CAPE South African Maritime Safety Authority 12-15 October 2015
6th African Collaborative Arrangement for the Prevention and Management of Public Events in Civil Aviation Workshop Protea Hotel, Olifantsfontein (Gauteng) South African Civil Aviation Authority 12-16 October 2015
1 Million Signature Campaign - General Public, Trade Unions, Interfaith Group. Road Traffic Infringement Agency 13-14 October 2015
‘Mini RAF on the Road’: Cape Town Road Accident Fund 16 October 2015
‘Mini RAF on the Road’: East London Road Accident Fund 17 October 2015
‘Mini RAF on the Road’: Durban Road Accident Fund 18 October 2015
N2 Improvement to the Umgeni Road Interchange on national route 2 section 25 at KM 21.5, Ethekwini,Kwazulu-Natal Sanral 20 October 2015
International Day of the Controller (Bruma) Air Traffic Navigation Systems        & Industy
20 October 2015
Rural outreach along the N4 corridor in Zeerust; North West Cross-Border Road Transport Agency 22 October 2015
1 Million Signature Campaign, SALGA, SAPS, RA’s, IA’s, Traditional leaders, Driving schools Road Traffic Infringement Agency 22-23 October 2015
Colesberg High School ICT Infrastructure Launch, Colesberg; NORTHERN CAPE Air Traffic Navigation Systems 23 October 2015
Avi Afrique Innovation Summit (CSIR ICC) Air Traffic Navigation Systems
29-29 October 2015
AARTO Round table session; Gauteng Road Traffic Infringement Agency 29 October 2015
R71 Moria Project (Moria Interchange safety improvement), Polokwane; LIMPOPO Sanral 29 October 2015
Dundee Air Show; Dundee; Kwazulu-Natal South African Civil Aviation Authority 31 October 2015

Provincial Departments

Go George Bus Rapid Transport System Launch (George IPTN) Department of Transport and Public Works (Western Cape) 16 October 2015
Gansbaai/Elim Road Opening Department of Transport and Public Works (Western Cape)

20 October 2015

Provincial Launch of the 2015 October Transport Month Campaign – East London Department of Transport (Eastern Cape)

1 October 2015

Unveiling of the 15 AB 350 buses  and Sod turning of the AB 350 Bus Body and Mechanical Repairs Centre building; Mthatha Airport Department of Transport (Eastern Cape)

6 October 2015

Joint Aviation Awareness Programme Expo 2015 Department of Transport (Eastern Cape)

13-14 October 2015

Launch of dedicated coaches for pupils
Launch of the Car Wash Cooperatives
Hand over of protective closing to 600 EPWP beneficiaries & Handing over of vehicles to various provincial government departments
Department of Transport (Eastern Cape)

15 October 2015

Taking the Legislature to the people Department of Transport (Eastern Cape)

20-23 October 2015

Mthatha Airport Cleansing Ceremony and Open Day featuring the following activities: -         Aero and digital exhibitions -         Artworks on the lobby facia -         Ukwazisa Umzi Cultural/Cleansing Ceremony -         Open Day/viewing of the new facilities Department of Transport (Eastern Cape)

27 October 2015

Humansdorp Traffic Station Launch and unveiling of MVR equipped vehicles Department of Transport (Eastern Cape)

29 October 2015

Provincial 2015 OTM Closing function:
Road Safety Music Festival
Department of Transport (Eastern Cape)

31 October 2014

Provincial launch event; Qwawa launching new traffic vehicles Department of Police, Roads and Transport

2 October 2015

Official Opening of Wepener- Zastron road Department of Police, Roads and Transport (Free State)

8 October 2015

Visit to the construction site of R74 road Harrismith Logistic Hub Container roll out & Spoke logistic project launch Department of Police, Roads and Transport (Free State)

13 October 2015

Official opening of Parys through route;  Parys Department of Police, Roads and Transport (Free State)

14 October 2015

Official Opening  of Deneysville – Sasolburg road Department of Police, Roads and Transport (Free State)

20 October 2015

Public Transport  Imbizo; Petrusburg Department of Police, Roads and Transport (Free State)

22 October 2015

Official opening of   Thaba –Nchu Botshabelo Public Transport routes; Botshabelo Department of Police, Roads and Transport (Free State)

27 October 2015

Bicycle handover ceremony / Shovakalula project; Qwaqwa Department of Police, Roads and Transport (Free State)

29 October 2015

Provincial Launch of October Transport Month; Kimberley Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison (Northern Cape)

5 October 2015

Hlokomela Operations (with taxi industry) Kimberley Taxi Ranks Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison (Northern Cape) & SANTACO

5 October 2015

Special Operations – ensure free flow of traffic in relation to Mookloof and Macufe; Kimberley CBD & N8 Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison (Northern Cape) 10 October 2015
Learner Transport – check compliance levels of Learner Transport (Kimberley; Upington; Springbok; Postmasburg; Hartswater; Kuruman Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison (Northern Cape) 12 October 2015
Mini Transport Career Expo for the Gird Child; Upington Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison (Northern Cape)

19 October 2015

Hlokomela Operations Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison (Northern Cape) & SANTACO

19 October 2015

Distribution of Animal Drawn Carts; Kuruman Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison (Northern Cape)

21 October 2015

Hlokomela Operations; Kuruman Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison (Northern Cape) & SANTACO

21 October 2015

Promotion of Non-Motorized Transport Distribution of Shova kalula Bicycles to rural communities Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison (Northern Cape) 23 October 2015
Weigh Bridge Operation; Colesburg Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison (Northern Cape) 23 October 2015
Weigh Bridge Operation; All Weigh Bridge Stations Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison (Northern Cape) 26 October 2015
Regional Services; Port Nolloth; Springbok; Calvinia; Upington; Kuruman Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison (Northern Cape) 26-30 October 2015
Women empowerment event; Kleinzee Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison (Northern Cape) 28 October 2015
Car wash – engage motorists on road safety aspects Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison (Northern Cape) 31 October 2015
National Debate & PET competitions; Gauteng -Birchwood Hotel Department of Roads & Transport (Limpopo) 5-9 October 2015
Provincial Transport Month Launch; Mahwelereng Stadium Waterberg District Department of Roads & Transport (Limpopo) 8 October 2015
RAF on the Road; Elim- Vhembe District Department of Roads & Transport (Limpopo) 10 October 2015
Shova kalula District Road shows; Vhembe, Sekhukhune x 2, Capricorn x2 and Waterberg Department of Roads & Transport (Limpopo) 13/15/16/20/22/27 October 2015
Joint public transport operation; R71 Department of Roads & Transport (Limpopo) 16 October 2015
Joint public transport operation; Madombidza, Vhembe District Department of Roads & Transport (Limpopo) 17 October 2015
Joint public transport operation; Apel cross Sekhukhune District Department of Roads & Transport (Limpopo) 18 October 2015
Joint public transport operation; N1 Nyl plaza Waterberg District Department of Roads & Transport (Limpopo) 19 October 2015
Provincial DOTY; Gateway International Airport Department of Roads & Transport (Limpopo) 23-24 October 2015
Batho-Pele build-up activities Department of Roads & Transport (Limpopo) 29 October 2015
R71 Moria Project (Moria Interchange safety improvement); Boyne Department of Roads & Transport (Limpopo) & Sanral 29 October 2015
Departmental Service Excellence Awards; venue to be confirmed Department of Roads & Transport (Limpopo) 29 October 2015
Stray animals campaign; Uitsig village Department of Roads & Transport (Limpopo) 30 October 2015
Provincial launch (media event; Gautrain Station Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng) 30 September 2015
Eco-mobility World Festival Launch; Street Alive parade; Sandton
Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng) & City of Joburg 4 October 2015
War Room Launch - Official Opening of DRT call centre and toll free number launch
Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng) 6 October 2015
Eco-mobility Dialogues (International Mayors in attendance.)
Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng) & City of Joburg 8 October 2015
Eco-mobility International Press Conference; Release of the Declaration on Low Carbon Urban Transport

Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng) & City of Joburg 9 October 2015
Freedom Ride -The annual Freedom ride to be followed by Road Safety Family Day
Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng) & City of Joburg 11 October 2015
Public Transport Race
Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng) 13 October 2015
West Rand Taxi Rank Activation
Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng); West Rand Municipality 14 October 2015
Sod turning event  - William Nicol Phase 2

Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng); 15 October 2015
UATP Conference in Cape Town
Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng) & City of Joburg 20-22 October 2015
Sod turning event - Sebokeng DLTC  Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng) 22 October 2015
The panel discussions - Discussion: Future of Public Transport as per  the Gauteng Government ITMP 25 strategy Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng) 23 October 2015
Stakeholder Consultation Meetings - Outdoor advertising consultation meeting Tow-Truck policy consultation with operators Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng) 23 October 2015
Activation at Taxi Ranks - Distributing information on the application processes for permits and promotion of road safety Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng) 08/10/2015 - Vaalwits 15/10/2015 - Midrand 22/10/2015 -Sangweni Tembisa 20/10/2015 - Boksburg
Activations at Higher learning institutions - Prompting K53 App and DLTC services

Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng) 06/10/2015-Unisa 13/10/2015-VUT 20/10/2015-UJ 27/10/2015-TUT
Ekurhuleni -Traffic roadworthiness inspections - Assessment of Trucks, scholar, busses and Taxi transport Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng) & Ekurhuleni Municipality 1st -31st  October 2015

Activations at DLTCs; Distribution of information on services offered: Mabopane Langlaagte Kliptown Maponya Xavier Launch Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng) 2/10/2015 9/10/2015 16/10/2015 23/10/2015 30/10/2015
Launch of R25; R25 Official Opening
Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng) 26 October 2015
West Rand OTM Fun Walk - 3 km Fun Walk through the CBD of Randfontein Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng); West Rand Municipality 28 October 2015
BRT Launch; A Re Yeng BRT Phase 1a Launch
Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng) & City of Tshwane 29 October 2015

Extension of service Launch - Promote scheduled flights from Wonderboom Airport to Cape Town International

Department of Roads and Transport (Gauteng) & City of Tshwane 29th  October 2015 Wonderboom- departure at 17h45 to Cape Town 30th October 2015  to Wonderboom – arrival at 9h00

Provincial Official Launch of Transport Month; Bohlabela

Department of Public Works, Roads and Transport (Mpumalanga) 3 October 2015

Handover of D3928 Road between  Greenvalley Moloro road including Repaired flood damaged Bridge; Bohlabela

Department of Public Works, Roads and Transport (Mpumalanga) 15 October 2015

Handover of D797  Road between Tonga and Naas; Ehlanzeni

Department of Public Works, Roads and Transport (Mpumalanga) 23 October 2015
Handover of Road  D2909 between Morwe and Dikwale; Nkangala
Department of Public Works, Roads and Transport (Mpumalanga) 26 October 2015
Provincial KAMOSO  Awards (EPWP); Ehlanzeni Department of Public Works, Roads and Transport (Mpumalanga) 29 October 2015
Patching of potholes at Lekwa Local Municipality Department of Public Works, Roads and Transport (Mpumalanga) 30 October 2015
K78 Roadblock – R573 Moloto Road, Vezokuhle: Driver and vehicle fitness
Department of Community Safety, Security and Liaison (Mpumalanga) 2 October 2015
K78 Roadblock to check Driver and Vehicle fitness at R40 Road Jim Brown
Department of Community Safety, Security and Liaison (Mpumalanga) 9 October 2015
K78 Roadblock, N2 Road Camp Siding
Department of Community Safety, Security and Liaison (Mpumalanga) 14 October 2015
K78 Road block and N4 Road Alkmaar
Department of Community Safety, Security and Liaison (Mpumalanga) 22 October 2015
Provincial Senior Citizens’ Day. Inkosi Nkanyiso Sports Ground, Nhlwathi. Department of Transport (Kwazulu-Natal) 1 October 2015
Kwazulu-Natal October Transport Month official launch in Umbumbulu (Umbumbulu Sports Complex, near Tobi Primary School), Department of Transport (Kwazulu-Natal) 2 October 2015
Empangeni Regional Roadblock.
Department of Transport (Kwazulu-Natal) 12 October 2015
Opening of Nsuze River Bridge, Nkandla, Empangeni Region. Department of Transport (Kwazulu-Natal) 13 October 2015
Durban North (INK) Crime Summit. Department of Transport (Kwazulu-Natal) 15 October 2015

Opening of Ladysmith Taxi Rank (proposed).

Signing of the Bus Transformation Contract in UThukela, Ladysmith Region. Opening of PRE Regional Offices – Ladysmith Region. 

Department of Transport (Kwazulu-Natal) 16 October 2015
Intshukumo Annual Conference, Wasbank, Ladysmith Region.  Department of Transport (Kwazulu-Natal) 17 October 2015
Amashovashova Cycle Race, Durban. Department of Transport (Kwazulu-Natal) 18 October 2015

Official launch of Umngeni Interchange, working with Sanral and EThekwini Metro.

Department of Transport (Kwazulu-Natal) 20 October 2015
Signing of five Bus Transformation Contracts in UThungulu, Richards Bay, and Empangeni Region. Department of Transport (Kwazulu-Natal) 23 October 2015
Siyabakhumbula, eShowe, eMpangeni Region. Department of Transport (Kwazulu-Natal) 24 October 2015
Community Safety Activity. Department of Transport (Kwazulu-Natal) 27 October 2015
Taking Parliament to the People – 1 (Abaqulusi). Department of Transport (Kwazulu-Natal) 29 October 2015

Taking Parliament to the People – 2 (Phongola).

Multi-disciplinary roadblock, Central Durban CBD, Durban Regional Roadblock. Media breakfast to close off October Transport Month, ahead of November Safety Month and Festive Season programmes – Durban Region. Shongweni Truck Expo

Department of Transport (Kwazulu-Natal) 30 October 2015
Cleaning Campaign at Mahikeng Taxi Rank
Department of Community Safety &Transport Management (North West)
5 October 2015
Promotion of Non- Motorised Transport
Department of Community Safety &Transport Management (North West)
14 October 2015
Driver Skills Enhancement Programme( heavy motor vehicle drivers) Ngaka Modiri Molema
Department of Community Safety &Transport Management (North West)
17, 23 and 30 October 2015
Driver Skills Enhancement Programme( Heavy motor vehicle drivers) Kenneth Kaunda
Department of Community Safety &Transport Management (North West)
7, 10 and 26 October 2015
Driver Skills Enhancement Programme( Heavy motor vehicle drivers) Bojanala District
Department of Community Safety &Transport Management (North West)
15,23,29,31 October 2015
Driver Skills Enhancement Programme (Heavy motor vehicle drivers) Dr Ruth Mompati
Department of Community Safety &Transport Management (North West)
09,17,23 October 2015
All freight vehicles for load compliance and driver & Vehicle fitness
Department of Community Safety &Transport Management (North West)
14 October 2015
Public Transport Driver & vehicle fitness
Department of Community Safety &Transport Management (North West)
23 October 2015
Land transport compliance
Department of Community Safety &Transport Management (North West)
26 October 2015
All freight vehicles for load compliance and driver & Vehicle fitness
Department of Community Safety &Transport Management (North West)
14 October 2015
Public Transport Driver & vehicle fitness. Law Enforcement (Bojanala)
Department of Community Safety &Transport Management (North West)
14 October 2015
Public Transport Driver & vehicle fitness (Bojanala)
Department of Community Safety &Transport Management (North West)
23 October 2015
Land transport compliance (Bojanala)
Department of Community Safety &Transport Management (North West)
26 October 2015