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Our key projects to uplift the city ...

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

Metro Park to open to Joburg residents

Metro Park, just south of the Mandela Bridge, is a welcome green space in the inner city, and will give residents in the concrete jungle space to breathe, play, relax, and gather.

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Celebrating 60 years of the Women's Charter

Sixty years ago 164 women of all races, representing 230 000 women from a range of struggle organisations and trade unions, gathered in Johannesburg to draw up the Women's Charter, one of the first documents to map out a vision for a post-apartheid South Africa.

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Two bulls in the kraal on Vilakazi Street

Soweto's rich history is captured in the area's many evocative artworks; the two bulls on Vilakazi Street represent Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu respectively, standing testimony that despite the South African saying, two bulls can sometimes, indeed, occupy the same kraal.

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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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