Passenger Information

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Universal Access (UA)

Universal Access (UA) on Leeto la Polokwane, is about giving all people an equal opportunity to access a quality transport service.

In line with the UA  principles, Leeto la Polokwane is designed to provide easy access to all people with a variety of needs.

The UA features on Leeto la Polokwane include the use of deployable boarding bridges to allow passengers on wheelchairs, and mothers with baby strollers to enter and exit the buses safely. The other features are raised tactile (textured) paving, beeping alarms, and voice announcements that guide people who have reduced vision and who cannot read.

disabled passenger using the service

Non-Motorised Transport (NMT)

An important aspect to Leeto la Polokwane is the provision of infrastructure for both pedestrians and cyclists.  As a result, we have built about 18.01 km of Non-Motorised Transport (NMT) facilities which includes the pedestrian walkways that are dedicated to human powered means of getting around, like cycling, walking, skating, the use of wheel chairs and handcarts.

Our first NMT public infrastructure is on Lawton Road (Nirvana), Ben Harris (Westernburg) and Matlala Road (Westernburg).

The Leeto la Polokwane infrastructure aims comply with universal access design standards to ensure the safety and inclusivity for everyone using the system.

Man riding his bicycle on side walk

Travel Rules

Passengers on the bus are expected to:

  1. Use a valid Leeto Travel Card to travel
  2. Unruly behaviour is not permitted. This includes:

     (a) Jumping over gates
     (b) Tampering with buses and forcefully opening the doors
     (c) Singing and shouting in a manner that disturbs others
     (d) Putting feet on the seats
     (e) Writing, drawing or painting on Leeto la Polokwane buses, and all other Leeto la Polokwane property

Prohibitions inside Leeto la Polokwane buses and stations:

  1. No smoking
  2. No littering
  3. No eating and drinking inside the buses and station(s)
  4. No carrying of firearms, explosives, flammable items, poisonous items and dangerous goods
  5. No animals on board (cats, dogs, goats, chicken) except guide dogs
  6. No trading without written permission on the stops and buses
Give Priority to:
Wheelchair users, elderly and people with children and luggage.
A collection of prohibited warning signs

Most frequent questions, answered.

What is Leeto la Polokwane?​

Leeto la Polokwane is an Integrated Public Transport System (IPTS) that connects different nodes of public transport.

Will other public transport vehicles be allowed to use the dedicated lanes?

Only Leeto la Polokwane buses, and other authorised vehicles will be permitted to use the dedicated lanes.

How secure is the Leeto la Polokwane system?

The system is monitored through the Public Transport Management System (PTMS) which aims at monitoring the movement of the buses. In addition, there will be law enforcement and inspectors to monitoring the system.

Where will the bus depot be located?

The Phase 1A depot will be located in Seshego, Zone 8 on New Era Drive Street.

When will Leeto be rolled out?​

It is anticipated that Phase 1A of the system will be operational in 2020.

Why should I use Leeto la Polokwane?

Leeto la Polokwane is safe, reliable and convenient. The travel times are scheduled and the system is universally accessible.