Capetonians - these are your worst traffic hours

Cape Town ranked 90th as the world’s most traffic congested city…

Capetonians who have to commute on a daily basis will know the frustrations of increased traffic congestion all too well. It really has become a nightmare, despite many companies taking the initiative to offer remote working opportunities for employees.

In a recent report compiled by TomTom – as part of the company’s annual traffic index – Cape Town was ranked 90th for the world’s worst traffic congestion.

Peak traffic hours for Cape Town were reported between 05:30 – 10:00 for weekday mornings, and between 15:00 – 18:00 for weekday afternoons.

So what can you do to decrease the frustration? If you’re unable to adjust your commuting times, you could opt for ride sharing opportunities with fellow colleagues. If you live in areas where MyCiti bus routes are available, you could cut commuting costs and time significantly by making use of them.

However, if you are able to be flexible with your commuting times, take a look below at the times to avoid peak traffic: