New era beckons as Alex Master Plan process is launched

The process to kick-start the redevelopment of Alexandra got under way on Wednesday, 23 March as the JDA launched the project to finalise the guiding document for this priority redevelopment.

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Alex Master Plan project launch - have your say

The Johannesburg Development Agency invites the community of Alexandra and all stakeholders to attend the project launch of the Alexandra Urban Development Framework (Alex Master Plan).

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Involving the community in the redevelopment of Noordgesig

Members of Soweto's Noordgesig community got an opportunity to share their views on developments they would like to see in their area at a roadshow hosted by the JDA.

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Alex UDF 2016: Be part of the Alexandra Urban Development Framework process

The JDA has embarked on a process to formulate an Urban Development Framework for Alexandra - and has engaged a team of professionals and community liaison officers from the Alex Renewal Project to work with the community in creating this Master Plan.

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Video: Capturing the spirit of the Empire-Perth Corridor

Can't decide which new name best suits the Empire-Perth Corridor? (Not sure what the Corridors of Freedom are about in the first place?) The JDA's new video will bring you up to speed fast!

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Corridors of Freedom - get ready to vote for first new name

The public will soon have the opportunity to vote for a new name for the Empire-Perth Corridor between central Joburg and Soweto, as the City's campaign to name and brand its first emerging Corridor of Freedom enters its penultimate phase.

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Empire-Perth Corridor: shortlist of proposed new names

Check out the shortlist of proposed new names for the Empire-Perth Corridor of Freedom, each with a brief rationale - and be prepared to vote for the one that most fires your imagination!

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Ethiopian delegation test-drives Corridors of Freedom

An official delegation from Ethiopia's capital city took a BRT tour of the City's Empire-Perth corridor as part of a benchmarking visit to Johannesburg on Wednesday, 24 February.

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Good progress on BRT roadworks on Louis Botha and Katherine

The JDA thanks residents for their patience during the extension of the Rea Vaya bus rapid transit (BRT) network to Alexandra, Sandton and beyond, and reports the following progress.

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Inquiry into M1 bridge scaffolding collapse gets under way

The Department of Labour's commission of inquiry into the tragic M1 bridge scaffolding collapse got under way with a preliminary hearing at The Parktonian Hotel in Braamfontein on Tuesday, 16 February.

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