Becoming a role-model


in sustainable urban transport development

A dedicated team


to develop an affordable, accessible, attractive and efficient public transport

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Improved safety


reducing traffic accidents

Non-motorised transport


is efficient and healthy, a clear bet

Inter town transport


as a basis for Nation Wide transport plan

Shali Nanghala, a beautiful young lady from Ludwigsdorf, decided to undertake a 30-day challenge of riding the Windhoek Municipal buses and it was a success.  The MoveWindhoek project, supported by the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) conducted an interview with her to get to know more about her experience and motivation


1.    How did you come up with the idea to ride the buses?
A few months back, I met a young lady, a 2016 recently graduated. She told me about her journey of the Municipality buses and how her peers looked down on her, had a...

19 Dec. 2016 by Trudie Muleke
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Without the ubiquitous shared taxi fleet, life in Windhoek would, for many residents, grind to a halt. Buses do currently do not serve all parts of the city; taxis allow non-car owners to access the farthest-flung corners of the city while providing employment for 6,000+ Windhoek residents, many of them new arrivals from the rural regions. Unfortunately, taxis, as gasoline-powered vehicles, also cause local air pollution and increase carbon emissions, and that’s why the Innovation Design Lab at the Namibia University of Science and Technology has set out to create a viable solar-powered...
30 Nov. 2016 by Lucas Conwell
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This fall, GIZ conducted the MoveWindhoek Transport Survey on board the City of Windhoek’s municipal bus system, and the results were sobering: almost half of customers rate the bus service as poor. The survey aimed to establish a baseline before the City shifts operations to a network of 14 new lines next year. Over 8 days, a team of six survey staff distributed paper questionnaires on 16 different bus lines. The team achieved a total sample size of 842, out of an estimated 10,000 daily bus passengers; respondents overwhelmingly live in outlying, informal townships such as Otjomuise,...
30 Nov. 2016 by Lucas Conwell
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Effective today, 22 November 2016, the City of Windhoek's bus operations will shift back to the previous network of traditional routes and 7 new lines. The new bus network will be reintroduced in 2017.
22 Nov. 2016 by Lucas Conwell
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On 14 November, the City of Windhoek introduced its new bus network. 14 lines following fixed schedules completely replaced the existing routes, connecting virtually every suburb with the city centre. Each line runs in both directions every 20-60 minutes from 5:00-9:30 and 13:00-19:00 Monday through Friday; all lines offer Saturday service, and Line 6 also runs until later in the evening from UNAM.
21 Nov. 2016 by Lucas Conwell
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