Gauteng Toll Roads

Revised tolls still a tax for motorists

The Gauteng provincial government has welcomed Cabinet's approval of toll tariffs for the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project.

Cabinet faces uphill battle over Gauteng toll roads

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has threatened to strike if the tolling policy on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project is not scrapped.

Gauteng’s toll roads to generate ‘grotesque’ profits

As years of construction on Johannesburg's main highways near an end, toll plazas have sprung up, sparking an outcry from drivers.

Gauteng toll tariff recommendations announced

Toll tariffs for Gauteng's highways could be between R0.05/km and R0.09/km cheaper for cars, minibuses and motorbikes with e-tags.

No decision yet on toll fees, says govt

No decision has been made yet on the Gauteng toll-road tariffs, the transport department said on Monday.

More toll roads planned as govt seeks to plug deficit

Transport minister Sbu Ndebele said the government has planned a network of toll roads across the country.

Operational costs for Gauteng toll roads may be R14bn

The cost of operating Gauteng's toll roads may be as high as R14-billion -- more than the R6.22-billion the roads agency said it would cost.

Cosatu threatens protest over Gauteng toll fees

Cosatu on Monday threatened protests if its demands for talks about the proposed Gauteng toll fees are not met.

Gauteng toll fees will hit pockets of the poor

Gauteng's proposed toll fees will have a disproportionally large impact on the poor, a report released on Tuesday shows.

The cost of a freeway

Toll roads are under the spotlight after widespread outrage.

Young Communists warn of revolt over toll fees

There will be a working-class revolt if the planned "looting" of commuters through road toll fees goes ahead, the Young Communist League warned.

Suspension of Gauteng tolling system welcomed

Business Unity South Africa on Wednesday welcomed the suspension of tariffs gazetted for the tolling of Gauteng highways.

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