The buses are grubby‚ at least R36m worth of ticket money has been stolen, and the boss faces the chop‚ but the City of Cape Town is still celebrating its MyCiTi transport service.The bus rapid transport system generated R21.4m in November‚ a new monthly record‚ mayoral committee member for transport Brett Herron said on Thursday. It also achieved a record number of passengers — 219‚000 — on its N2 Express routes linking the city centre with Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain.MyCiTi’s blue buses have not been washed for months due to the drought‚ and PwC is finalising a report on the theft of the R36m — and possibly more — by ticket sellers‚ at least 22 of which have been fired.Transport commissioner Melissa Whitehead will learn on Friday whether she is to be suspended pending her disciplinary hearing on several charges involving alleged maladministration and misconduct. And mayor Patricia de Lille faces investigations by the council and the DA for allegedly covering up Whitehead’s wro...

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