Welcome to BTA Website

BTA is the biggest association of taxi owners in Benoni. It is based in the East side of Gauteng and transport people from Benoni to all corners of Gauteng Province. It has over 100 routes in Gauteng Province alone with an intention to grow more locally. It has footprint in four other provinces Mpumalanga, Eastern Cape, Kwazulu Natal; Limpopo and Rusternburg (North West).

Background

BTA was formed in 1955 as Benoni Bantu Taxi Association in Davitorn, it was changed during Mr Lokoti to be Benoni Taxi Owners early 1960s. The name BTA was introduced early 1980s during the leadershi of Mr Mokoena up until today. The leadership of BTA for all these year were as follows:

  1. Mr Nongawuza 1955- 1960
  2. Mr Lokoti 1960- 1965
  3. Mr Mokoena 1965-1980
  4. Mr Mtshali 1980- 1986
  5. Mr Eric Dambuza Ngcobo 1986-1989
  6. Mr L Feser 1989-1991
  7. Mr Siema Radebe 1991
  8. Mr R Mathebula Acted and confimed as chairperson, followed by Mr Phiri as acting
  9. Mr S E Nhlapo was followed by Mr S Mahlangu and now BTA is under the leadership of Mr Ndlovu