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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

Automotive Park to create jobs, entrepreneurs in Alex

The Greater Alexandra-Marlboro Automotive Industrial Park is set to boost economic development in Johannesburg's oldest township by creating quality jobs and helping to grow a new generation of local entrepreneurs.

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Heritage plaques mark out Joburg's rich history

Johannesburg's distinctive blue heritage plaques recognise everything from the Rand Revolt of 1922, the rich history of Alexandra township, and the route followed by protesting students on 16 June 1976 to the city’s art deco buildings, churches and Iron Age pre-history on Melville Koppies.

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Visualising My/Your City Futures

Innovative workshops recently held in Alex, Park Station and Rosebank saw residents re-imagining their future neighbourhoods. Get a close-up look at this process and its products at My/Your City Futures, an extraordinary exhibition now on in Newtown.

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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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