Technical Editing, Academic support & Publishing

Technical editor: “Paratransit in African Cities: operations, regulation and reform” (Earthscan, 2016)

Public transport systems are defined as informal transportation which operates between the public and individual private spheres. In Africa, paratransit is characterised by low quality of vehicles and chaotic management but it also provides cheap, accessible and flexible transport solutions Continue reading →

Technical editor: “NMT Integration into urban transport in Africa” (Routledge, 2017)

This publication, Non-Motorised Transport integration into urban transport planning in Africa, will be published in the latter half of 2017, by Routledge, as part of their Transport and Society series. Edited by Winnie Mitullah (University of Nairobi), Marianne Vanderschuren (University of Continue reading →

Research brief: Linking higher education and practical knowledge in public transport

Exploring rigorous activism-oriented scholarship can increase universities’ contribution to society. This research brief, prepared with key author Herrie Schalekamp for Volvo Research & Education Foundation (VREF) in 2017, discusses the University of Cape Town’s work amongst adult learners who have Continue reading →

Research & reporting: “Policies for Sustainable Accessibility & Mobility in Urban Areas of Africa”

Prepared and published by the Sub-Saharan African Transport Policy Programme (SSATP) in 2015, this Working Paper is addressed to policy- and decision-makers, andproposes a set of policies which aim to improve accessibility and mobility in urban areas of Africa. Large and Continue reading →

Preparing the Cape Town Spatial Development Framework for public comment, City of Cape Town

Cape Town’s Spatial Development Framework outlines one of the ways in which the local authority intends to create a sustainable and equitable city. For Cape Town to be sustainable, the City needs to embrace sustainability in all its daily operations, and Continue reading →

Contributor: “Health co-benefits of climate change mitigation (Transport)”, WHO

The threat climate change poses to health, equity, and development has been rigorously documented. However, in an era marked by economic crisis, regional conflicts, natural disasters and growing disparities between rich and poor, the joint global actions required to address Continue reading →