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First 2 of 4 car monorail train sets to begin service in August 2014

TRANSIT took note of the announcement from Prasarana that 4 car service on the KL Monorail is expected to begin in August of 2014. All 12 trains are expected to be in service by September 2015. Video KL Monorail’s new four-car train to start operation in August (The Star, 9 April 2014) This comes after […]

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ADUNs in Petaling Jaya call for PJ LRT instead of proposed Kinrara Damansara Expressway

Transit took note of the proposal from 4 ADUN in the Selangor State Assembly (representing Petaling Jaya) that the route of the proposed Kinrara Damansara Expressway (a.k.a. “KiDex” or “KIDEX Skyway“) would be better utilized for public transportation. Image of proposed Rapid Transit (orange) in KiDex corridor (blue)


Go see the MRT Mock-up at KL Sentral

TRANSIT notes that MRT Malaysia has placed a full-scale partial mockup of the MRT train at the KLIA Express Arrivals Hall at KL Sentral. This article in the International Railway Journal includes an excellent photo. The Siemens Inspiro train mockup (with full livery and interior design elements) represents the first time TRANSIT has seen a […]

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Is the proposed pedestrian tunnel between “KL Sentral” (the MRT station) and KL Sentral (the railway and commercial complex) a danger to the public?

TRANSIT took note of an interesting commentary in The Edge business daily about safety risks associated with the proposed pedestrian tunnel connecting the “KL Sentral” MRT Station at Museum Negara with the KL Sentral complex across Jalan Damansara.

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Pengangkutan Adam Iskandar Malaysia (PAIM) revamps website…feedback welcomed

TRANSIT notes that Pernadanan Pengangkutan Adam Iskandar Malaysia (The Iskandar Malaysia Public Transportation Corporation) has recently updated their website and are asking for public feedback. Contact Info, Complaints & Feedback page @PerbadananPAIM on Twitter While TRANSIT has traditionally focused on the Klang Valley and Penang we are seeing a growing demand for public transport […]

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New Ampang Line trains introduced (update 1)

Prasarana and RAPIDKL will be introducing the new Ampang line trains at 3 pm on Thursday, February 27th. Click on the links below for images of the trains. Update: This article by is one of many with details about the new trains which will begin arrival in Malaysia in September 2014. The […]

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Proposed feeder bus routes for the Ampang and Kelana Jaya LRT extensions. Comments welcomed!

TRANSIT took note of the following proposed feeder bus routes for the Ampang and Kelana Jaya LRT extensions. All pictures are courtesy of @TWK90. Proposed bus routes of RapidKL from stations on the LRT extension Taken from LRT Extension open day in Sunway Pyramid Ampang line extension Kelana Jaya line extension TRANSIT Says We […]

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Transit Network Design course by Jarrett Walker (@HumanTransit) comes to Australia in March…and you should go

TRANSIT has learned that internationally recognized transit planner and author Jarrett Walker, who blogs at, will be bringing his Transit Network Design course back to Australia, to Melbourne (March 27-28) and Brisbane (March 31-April 1). The cost of the course is AUD695 and it is worth every cent. The paragraph below, from the course […]

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KL to face gridlock in 3 years? Not exactly says TRANSIT

‘Gridlock’ is one of those scary terms thrown out to suggest fear in the minds of the public. ‘Gridlock’ suggests a complete vehicle immobility … created when too many vehicles attempt to move on the same roads at the same time. And for the average Malaysian driver or public transport user, who regularly experiences the […]


Crowdsourcing for Budget 2014

The Malaysian Government is crowdsourcing ideas for the 2014 budget at Here is our feedback: In  order to support the use of public transport,  there should be a reward for those who are everyday users of public transport because they are not clogging the roads & polluting the air. Transit Malaysia proposes that the […]