Questions we need to ask about urban mobility now

The Mobility Centre for Africa held its 4th Future Mobility Roundtable earlier this month in Ekurhuleni, South Africa, once again bringing the growth industry of mobility into the spotlight. Among the things discussed there, in the home of OR Tambo airport, were smart airport cities, ride-sharing and innovative ways to provide mass transit [...]

2018-04-23T06:45:23+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Featured, Informative, South Africa, Traffic|Comments Off on Questions we need to ask about urban mobility now

Weather-wise

A couple of days ago, Cape Town was supposed to run out of fresh drinking water. Yet the much-covered, dreaded ‘Day Zero’ came and went on 12 April without the taps, lights or civilisation going off.Yet experts are still saying there could be a (real) running out of water in the future, in spite [...]

2018-04-16T09:38:22+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Featured, Informative, South Africa, Traffic|Comments Off on Weather-wise

Welcome to Tunisia

You know what they say: have great innovation, will travel… This week we thought we’d let the rest of you GoMetropolitans in on what we’ve been busy with lately and how we’re changing not just our country for the better, but others’ too. Welcome to Tunisia Home to more than a [...]

2018-04-16T09:03:32+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Featured, GoMetro News, Informative|Comments Off on Welcome to Tunisia

Are you ready for April, GoMetropolitans?

April is going to be a good one for SA as far as innovation in mobility is concerned… All the public holidays don’t seem to be slowing us down one bit. Get ready for flx GoMetro is geared up and excited to launch GoMetro flx, our new ridesharing mobility solution, with the people [...]

2018-03-26T08:53:24+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Featured, GoMetro News, Informative, South Africa, Talking Mobile, Traffic|Comments Off on Are you ready for April, GoMetropolitans?

Why flexible mobility is awesome for the planet

Perhaps one of the most sobering things we've taken out of the drought in Cape Town is that you simply can't live your best life without nature living its best life too. In fact, out of respect for what Capetonian corporates are going through with water restrictions, we delayed our hotly anticipated Gometro [...]

2018-03-26T08:49:13+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Featured, GoMetro News, Informative, Talking Mobile, Traffic|Comments Off on Why flexible mobility is awesome for the planet

Be safe as taxi violence rages on

Autumn is here, and with it there seems to be a rise in the tensions between metered taxis and newer innovations like ride sharing apps, Uber and the like. It’s a sad situation, as GoMetro largely believes its unnecessary. GoMetro CEO Justin Coetzee has partnered with and been open with taxi drivers, taxi ranks [...]

2018-03-23T09:43:00+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Featured, Informative, South Africa|Comments Off on Be safe as taxi violence rages on

Six most opulent train rides in the world

If you can dream it you can be it, so they say. And we know most train trips to work aren’t exactly the most luxurious, affirming things in your week. So, in honour of yet another Monday workin’ for that dollar, paying them bills, we thought we’d add a little eye candy with [...]

2018-03-23T09:43:00+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Featured, South Africa|Comments Off on Six most opulent train rides in the world

Let’s talk about multimodality

The European Commission has announced that 2018 is ‘the Year of Multimodality’ recently, prompting a whole bunch of people to say ‘what the heck is multimodality?’Multimodality is a very cool thing, actually, so we thought we’d devote our Monday blog post this week to talking about what it is and why SA needs more [...]

2018-03-23T09:43:00+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Featured, Gautrain, Informative, South Africa, Talking Mobile, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Let’s talk about multimodality

More need than ever to be safe on trains

Happy Monday GoMetropolitans! The GoMetro team likes to chat about the fun stuff as much as everyone else, but sometimes a really serious issue comes up. Like today. Without getting your week off to a heavy start, it’s come to our attention that a lot of people need to be more cautious with [...]

2018-03-23T09:43:01+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Featured, Informative, South Africa, Western Cape, Western Cape Metrorail|Comments Off on More need than ever to be safe on trains

Don’t get budget blues – get mobile

One of the most nerve-wracking days of the year is almost upon us – no, not Valentine’s. The 21st of February, which is when current Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba will deliver his first budget speech to the people of South Africa.   So what? We have a great country here, but [...]

2018-03-23T09:43:01+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Featured, Informative, South Africa, Talking Mobile, Western Cape|Comments Off on Don’t get budget blues – get mobile