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.

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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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Campaigns

United Nations Road Safety Week
17-23 May 2021
Transform streets. Support the global move to 30km/hr
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Contested spaces

Posted on Tuesday 09 May 2017

Informal transport and trade fulfil important roles in society. Municipalities should, therefore, include these sectors in the planning of cities.
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The future of city planning

Posted on Tuesday 02 May 2017

Transit-oriented development (TOD) is gaining traction globally as the new paradigm for transport and development planning.
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The importance of planning for density

Posted on Monday 24 April 2017

Recent developments in the City to tackle urban sprawl pave the way to a more integrated and equitable Cape Town. But densification must include the provision of affordable housing to ensure inclusivity.
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Taking Streets Seriously

Posted on Wednesday 19 April 2017

OSCT recently took part in a symposium looking at ways to reimagine streets and their role in our cities
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Talking Streets Maitland

Posted on Wednesday 12 April 2017

Walking to learn more about streets, their character, and the experience and perception of accessibility of public transport in Cape Town.
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