Residents can now SMS suggestions on how to improve the recently introduced Rea Vaya Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system, the City of Johannesburg announced on Monday.

Messages can be sent to 33422 at a cost of R1.50 each between September 14 and 30.

“As we are currently in a testing phase, this provides us with the ideal opportunity to iron out teething problems,” said Rehana Moosajee, a member of the mayoral committee for transportation.

Information on the campaign will also be available on