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The South African Cities Network has partnered with KPMG in conducting the Urban Indicators project around the use and costs associated with urban indicators.

The South African Cities Network will be hosting the 1st Urban Land Dialogue series on the 2nd October at University of the Western Cape(UWC).

The South African Cities Network (SACN) will be hosting 4 exciting dialogue series on Urban Land, taking place between 2nd October and 11th November 2015. The dialogue series is hosted in partnership with the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) (UWC), the Fort Hare Institute for Social and Economic Research (FHISER), the South African National Biodiversity Institute and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

Finding ways to better integrate the minibus taxi (MBT) industry into the public transport system is a
critical urban policy challenge in South Africa. The industry is the backbone of public transport in South Africa’s
cities – currently transporting over 65% of urban public transport commuters – this is likely to remain the case for the
foreseeable future.

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