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Bus branding provides advertisers with the opportunity to take large format creative and brand messaging to areas where other forms of out of home media are limited. Buses are highly visible moving billboards that travel the same routes daily, offering advertisers massive impact and high frequency.

Transit AdsTM is at the forefront of connecting brands with the vast majority of South African commuters. With our extensive reach and strategic partnerships with Bus Operator Companies and exclusive rights to the MyCiTi network in Cape Town, we enable advertisers to engage with millions of commuters every week.

The evolution of bus infrastructure, including the introduction of Bus Rapid Transport Systems, has revolutionized bus branding, making buses highly visible moving billboards that reach the pulse of the nation. With 1.8 million commuters per week, buses offer unparalleled access to the majority of South African commuters, providing advertisers with massive impact and high frequency.

At Transit AdsTM, we leverage localized, data-driven insights to empower brands to effectively engage with this diverse commuter audience. By offering a comprehensive range of media platforms across taxis, buses, and rail services, we ensure that brands can reach the majority of South African commuters wherever they are.

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is a high-capacity public transportation system that offers rail-like efficiency with bus flexibility. It includes dedicated lanes, quick boarding, and priority at traffic signals to provide fast, reliable service, often rivalling private vehicle travel in urban areas. Transit AdsTM currently services:



  • Cape Town has a limited outdoor offering due to strict legislation in the city. The BRT buses are a great way to be in this limited outdoor space.
  • Station interior strips – Offer full attention of the consumer, ownership of the space.
  • Bus back and bus interior strips – The buses move in both key commuter nodes as well as high traffic areas, therefore, the OTS is greater


  • Transit AdsTM has secured the EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS to the advertising opportunities for both the interior and exterior of the REA VAYA BRT FLEET in Johannesburg
  • Branded bus backs serve as moving billboards for surrounding cars, especially during peak hour traffic, whether is be for the drivers or their passengers
  • The Rea Vaya bus routes go past the biggest university campuses in Johannesburg, making student a core target audience to reach.

Metro buses

  • State of the art fleet and environments
  • Huge exposure due to mobility and route structure
  • Gives brands the opportunity to get closer to the audience and make a marked impression.


Overall, bus branding is important because it offers a cost-effective and impactful way for businesses to increase their visibility, target specific audiences, and strengthen their brand presence in local communities.

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Exterior Bus Ads offer advertisers fantastic exposure that can be managed geographically. Imagine a 48-sheet billboard that will travel well over 5000km on key routes every month. This is exactly why a fully branded bus will offer unmatched impact and exposure. The impact of a fleet of branded buses deliver great value and the fleet can also be rotated and deployed on different routes during the campaign period to maximise reach and the production investment. Transit AdsTM offers the following Exterior Bus Ads formats:

Interior Bus Ads maximise exposure to bus passengers during their daily journeys.
Interior Bus Ads are an ideal medium for communicating detailed messaging and tactical campaigns.
Transit AdsTM has developed a number of high visibility bus advert formats to ensure that all passengers inside of the bus have clear visual access for the full duration of their bus journey. Only one brand is placed in each bus at any time, which guarantees total dominance of the bus interior environment.