18TH JUNE 2021 BY: MARLENY ARNOLDI CREAMER MEDIA ONLINE WRITER
“We are leveraging the use of drones to monitor construction. We will be unveiling this programme formally and demonstrating its results in July,” Mamabolo said. He added that Gauteng’s transport department was working with 12 private property developers to support their multibillion-rand projects to propel the economy.
The provincial government will, in two weeks’ time, start with visits to and roadshows of the 18 arterial roads to share information about future plans.
“We seek to ensure that our service providers and stakeholders and the officials move in one step, sing and read from the same hymn book on project management discipline. We seek to have a single source of the truth on project management. This will help us improve the project procurement environment and just like in car manufacturing, ensure that we build a proper linear pipeline. The Transport Infrastructure House remains seized with this matter,” Mamabolo said.
Meanwhile, the provincial government had conducted a detailed and comprehensive transport household survey, which indicates that the cost of travel in Gauteng is hard hitting on the working class and the victims of the legacy of Apartheid spatial planning in particular.
This is without a doubt worsened by the