The two-day stayaway, which started on Monday, left commuters – including matric pupils – scrambling for alternative transport.
Lester Kiewit spoke to David Maynier, Western Cape Education MEC, about how the Cape Town taxi strike will affect matric pupils.
The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) said contingency measures were in place for matric pupils to get to school during the taxi strike.
Taxi drivers affiliated to the South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) downed tools on Monday over the Western Cape transport department’s decision to cancel the Blue Dot taxi project – a scheme that incentivises drivers for good behaviour on the roads.
The protest, which was expected to carry on…