TRANSIT shares with you a posting over at Penangwatch.net regarding the accessible buses that are currently being built for the state’s RapidPenang bus service. For further information please see this link.
Queuing System: Where life’s a daily scramble By : SAMUEL YESUIAH, Seremban I REFER to your report “Line up and break up” (NST, Jan 23) on KTM Komuter’s plan to enforce a queuing system to beat the mad rush of commuters at its stations. The system involves the painting of three colours on the platforms. […]
Trains delayed – to 2013 By Pauline Almeida January 30, 2009 The Malay Mail http://www.mmail.com.my/Trains_delayed_-_to_2013.aspx The trains Klang Valley commuters have been waiting for to alleviate their misery will be delayed — yet again. Word from transport industry sources is that planned additional lines and stations for the light rail train (LRT) network is now […]
Will KTMB’s ambitious plan work? January 20, 2009 from the Malay Mail http://www.mmail.com.my/Will_KTMB’s_ambitious_plan_work-e-.aspx Keretapi Tanah Melayu Bhd (KTMB) managing director Abd Radzak Abd Malek has unveiled an ambitious plan to turn his ailing company around: This year, the national railway hopes to post a profit of RM1, which is no mean feat considering that it […]
http://www.malaysiakini.com/letters/96981 Why throw out the buses from KL Sentral? M Zulkarnain Hamzah | Jan 22, 09 4:10pm The Association for the Improvement of Mass Transit (Transit) is very dismayed at the recent news that the Kuala Lumpur Sentral bus hub will be closed. This apparently is due to the commercial development of the only swath […]
30% increase in fares for express and short-trip buses – http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2009/1/23/nation/3093617&sec=nation > The Entrepreneur and Cooperative Development Ministry has agreed to a 30% increase in fares for express and short-trip buses, Berita Harian reported. A source told the newspaper that the request by bus operators was approved at a meeting between 200 public transport representatives […]
The date of our next meeting, #8 has been scheduled as the 21st of February. As before, the meeting will take place at 2pm at the Centre for Pranayoga and Self-Transformation. Please let myself or Pramila know of anything you would like to add to the Agenda by Feb 10. Just send an email to […]
Dear Friends and Supporters of improved public transportation in Malaysia TRANSIT apologizes for the recent hiatus on our website. Like a bus that has been delayed by traffic congestion, we have been busy trying to sort out plans, get involved with various activities, and do what we are doing best – documenting the failings of […]
TRANSIT received this email from Ashley and we would like to thank Ashley for this contribution. “I found that its quite difficult to navigate RapidKL’s website especially if you want to find the stop where you can connect to another route, however I found a website that allows you to search by landmarks, road name […]
Please take note that TRANSIT Meeting # 4 has been moved to October 21st 2008 from its original date, October 20. All other details remain the same. Thank you.