These are the best times to avoid traffic in Joburg and Cape Town right now - In case Capetonians wondered how bad their traffic really is
“Several possibilities lie behind these scores. Neither Cape Town nor Johannesburg have mass-transit rail systems, meaning road is a more important part of the average commute. Cape Town also suffers from a ‘mono-mode’ spatial legacy, whereby a large majority of the jobs are in the city centre and a majority of housing is in the suburbs, resulting in inefficient ‘tidal’ passenger flows (empty buses on return journeys).”
It added that many LA residents might work in a business near to their suburban home, this is not possible for most Capetonians.
|These are the best times to avoid traffic in Joburg and Cape Town right now
While Cape Town’s traffic levels are no worse than other similar cities across the world – its citizens don’t necessarily feel the same way.