He said only three of the 105 buses were able to leave the depot this morning and advised commuters to make alternative transport plans while the issue was being resolved.
“Progress has been made in turning around the R2-billion deficit we inherited.”
“This remains a great eyesore and issue in our area. Some of the residents have already been sorted in at informal settlements, but they still stir trouble at other places.”
“Power outages are now common in the area and residents live in constant fear that the supply of electricity will be interrupted by the theft of cables.”
A fine of R2500 was issued to illegal dumpers on Tuesday.
The city has officially opened the Belle Ombre bus depot which has the capacity to house 114 buses.
Onwettige storting en plakkers is maar net ’n paar van die kwessies wat inwoners in Quaggastraat op ’n daaglikse basis met hulle hande in hulle hare laat.
“Cable theft is dangerous. Where the cable is cut, there are usually live wires hanging loosely.”
The water will be down from 08:00 to 16:00.
Some of the areas that experienced power outage were Montana, Kilner Park, Monument Park, Nellmapius, Wapadrand and Garsfontein.
“There is also a purple card for pensioners over 65. Only pensioners over 65 travel for free during off peak times.”