It is a pleasure to announce that the 3 stages of the Leeto La Polokwane Phase 1A pre-operations (capacitation and system testing) stages have been completed.

The final stage included the 21-days trial operations period which commenced on 19 April 2021, during which members of the public were allowed to travel on the system at no cost. Both the capacitation and trial operations were a great success, this was evident from the myriad of feedback received from the public, as they experienced the long awaited Leeto La Polokwane bus service. The Polokwane Municipality would like to thank members of the public who participated and supported the trial operations.

The aim of the trial operations along the Phase1A routes (between Flora Park, Seshego, Westenburg and the Polokwane CBD) was to test the efficiency of the planned bus operations. This also gave us the opportunity to test the system elements as well as to identify operations-related challenges and successes.

During the trial operations data was collected from the bus operations together with inputs received from various stakeholders. In the coming weeks, the Leeto La Polokwane team will use the information collected during the trial operations to correct and enhance the efficiency of the main operations. As soon as this exercise is concluded, the launch date as well as more information on the travel card will be announced.

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