Monthly Archives: November 2013

SANRAL misleads once again with 17% cost claim

OUTA objects to Sanral’s repeated statement that  the cost of e-toll collections, is ”only 17%” of the revenue generated by e-tolling.

E-toll collection and administration systems in the US, for example, cost just over 5%. As Wayne Duvenage, OUTA… Get more

SANRAL PR spin degenerates into gross fabrication

South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) president Neren Rau has distanced SACCI from gross misrepresentation by Sanral media spokesperson Vusi Mona, who claimed SACCI’s “significant endorsement” in supposedly backing the e-toll system yesterday. News24 reported on Tuesday that… Get more

SANRAL continues to mislead – OUTA

OUTA would like to make it clear that SANRAL continue to  mislead the public on eTag sales and various other e-Toll related information. For example, the  release of eTag sales numbers are merely a ploy to create the… Get more

Media release from QASA

The Minister of Transport today announced that E-Toll in will go ahead on 3rd December 2013 – ironically the International Day for Persons with Disabilities. A week later, on the 10th December we celebrate International Human Rights Day, which the… Get more

e-Tolls are a shocking rejection of society – OUTA

The Opposition for Urban Tolling Alliance wishes to express its profound disappointment at Government’s decision to proceed with the implementation of e-tolling in Gauteng.  The Minister’s announcement that e-tolls will commence on 3 December has hugely ominous consequences for… Get more

OUTA expects massive e-Toll resistance

OUTA notes the successful and peaceful protests conducted yesterday by COSATU against e-Tolls. We are encouraged that the federation continues to support the campaign against this current e-Toll plan, which is without question the most inefficient & irrational manner of… Get more

OUTA outraged by govt waste

Responding to the Auditor General’s report on wasteful expenditure and poor performance of national and provincial government, OUTA is disappointed at the growing extent of this problem for South Africa. “This is a very worrying problem for the citizens of… Get more

OUTA welcomes new e-Toll litigation

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (OUTA) welcomes the DA and FF+ announcements to file legal papers of additional challengesto the constitutionality and lawfulness of the eToll regulations and other related matters.

This will allow the Legislature another chance to… Get more

An opportunity for e-Toll openness

This Friday marks the end of the period for public comment on the tariffs for Gauteng e-tolls, where after Minister of Transport,Dipuo Peters, now has to consider the comments submitted. When she has done so, the Minister must publish in… Get more

Zuma’s speak needs to be actioned on e-Tolls

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (OUTA) was encouraged by President Zuma’s statements during his recent address to the National Council of Provinces, wherein he mentions that ‘South Africans .… want to be engaged continuously and have strong views about… Get more