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Corridors of Freedom

Corridors of Freedom

Transport-orientated development will see Joburg overturn apartheid-era town planning, by bringing services, schools and work opportunities.
Priority Areas

Priority Areas

The shape of the future city will see development in what we've identified to be priority areas.
Greenways

Greenways

The JDA's flagship Bus Rapid Transit system is the result of renewed interest in investing in public transport to build liveable cities.
parkstation

Cultural hub

Park Station is to be turned into a gateway to Africa, with a public place that is a celebration of African food and culture.

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News from the JDA

New centre to grow Gauteng's climate innovators, entrepreneurs

The newly established Gauteng Climate Innovation Centre will give entrepreneurs and technologists across Gauteng province access business mentoring and financing to develop climate-smart technology to meet local needs.

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Walking in Mandela and Gandhi's footsteps

Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi both began their crusades against injustice in Johannesburg, a city where historic sites today map their journeys towards liberation. Elias Nakabinde takes the "Parallel Pathways to Freedom" tour of the city.

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Cities 'need to promote commuter cycling culture'

The perceived low status of commuter cycling in South Africa is a key obstacle to shifting urban transport patters towards non-motorised transport, speakers at the Developing Cycle Cities Workshop agreed.

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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
New football facilities for KliptownNew football facilities for Kliptown

Football fans in Kliptown will soon be playing the beautiful game on a brand-new pitch after a revamp spearheaded by the Johannesburg Development Agency.

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Rooftop garden plants seeds of successRooftop garden plants seeds of success

Working with the Johannesburg Housing Company and other partners, the JDA has planted a useful garden on the roof of a building in the inner city. Here, herbal remedies are grown alongside vegetables.

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