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.


Launching the #ClaimingOurSpace Global Youth Road Safety Campaign
Claim your space to be safe, and claim your space to speak.
Join us for the largest global youth art|advocacy campaign for safer streets.
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TUMI 2021 Urban Mobility Conference: Shaping the Future
INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP: Hosted by Open Streets Cape Town
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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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United Nations Road Safety Week
17-23 May 2021
Transform streets. Support the global move to 30km/hr
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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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Places for play

Posted on Tuesday 08 August 2017

Playing is fundamental to a child’s development. It’s also an important part of every Open Streets Day.
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