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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.
Vilakazi Street

Cultural hub

Just about every tour through Soweto stops at Vilakazi Street. Both Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu lived here.

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News from the JDA

Watt Street Interchange Construction Commences

As part of the City of Joburg’s Rea Vaya BRT project along the Louis Botha Development Corridor, the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) – is starting with construction of the Watt Street Interchange in Wynberg.

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Watt Street Interchange Traffic Diversions

As part of the City of Joburg’s Rea Vaya BRT project along the Louis Botha Development Corridor, the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) – is starting with construction of the Watt Street Interchange in Wynberg. Due to the scale of this development we are making the public aware of the temporary road closing of along Pretoria Main Road, from  [ ... ]

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Newtown’s iconic public artworks get a new lease on life

On Saturday July 14 at 13:00 the newly restored Newtown Heads and a colourful new art installation by the Imbali Visual Literacy Project will be revealed to the public at a festive launch on Mary Fitzgerald Square as part of the inaugural Newtown Now festival.

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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Dignity restored for Carter Primary learnersDignity restored for Carter Primary learners

Learners at Carter Primary School in Alexandra celebrated the restoration and upgrading of the school's toilet and washroom facilities by the Johannesburg Development Agency.

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New hall brings joy to Welizibuko PrimaryNew hall brings joy to Welizibuko Primary

There was great excitement at Welizibuko Primary School in Nancefield, Soweto over the completion of a much-anticipated new hall by the Johannesburg Development Agency.

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