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Congestion on the LRT must be rectified immediately

On Tuesday, May 25th, TRANSIT Malaysia put out a call-out to passengers to submit photos and videos through Twitter to understand the impacts of the new SOPs on the public transport system. We would firstly like to thank everyone who contributed to this effort. Throughout the morning and evening peak hours, we received numerous complaints […]

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TRANSIT Malaysia Statement on the LRT Incident

TRANSIT is saddened to learn about the Kelana Jaya LRT Line incident that injured hundreds of commuters on the evening of May 24th. It is clear that Malaysians are very upset and calling for accountability. We wish to point out that behind every so-called accident is a chain of events and decisions. We want Malaysians […]

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Mandated transit service cut during MCO can’t be justified by any means

The ex-Chair of Prasarana once accused a reporter of provocation when being asked on viral images of LRT standees in close proximity to each other due to MCO-related service cuts. What is really overcrowding? Generally, a public transport service is designed to accommodate demand within a certain acceptable level of density threshold, typically around 6 […]

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AEON Shah Alam video of car congestion goes viral. When will we ever learn?

Recently, a video of car congestion in Shah Alam has made the rounds on social media. This is presumably due to the MCO lockdown that starts in the Klang Valley starting on the 7th May, with loads of shoppers rushing in to buy items before retails will have to close down. Nabil Ersyad made a […]

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11 questions for MRT 3

Members of TRANSIT recently attended the presentation by MRT Corp on the MRT 3 project on the 13th of April 2021. While we appreciate the opportunity for discussion and the media briefing, there are a few important questions we would like to raise regarding the proposed MRT 3 project. These questions revolve around the project […]

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Full Press Statement – regarding the closure of 13 RapidKL bus routes

TRANSIT Malaysia has always been concerned with the termination of bus routes without public consultation. It has been a major issue for the fifteen years we have been providing a voice for public transport issues. What is worse is that the past fifteen years have not led to the necessary changes in policy to prevent […]

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Terminating bus routes? – Aliff Rafik

Editor’s NoteThis blog post is written by a non-TRANSIT member, but we’ve asked for Aliff’s permission to re-post this on our website, considering the recent RapidKL termination announcement of bus routes by December. This was taken from the Malaysia Land Public Transport Fans group on Facebook. We don’t necessarily agree with all of his points, […]

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Ketelusan Banci 2020 pemangkin pembuatan keputusan berasaskan fakta

Sempena perjalanan Bancian Penduduk dan Perumahan Malaysia 2020 (Banci 2020) yang akan berlangsung antara 7 Julai dan 30 September, TRANSIT Malaysia ingin menggesa kerajaan untuk komited bagi memastikan hasil dari bancian dapat dimanfaatkan oleh rakyat marhaen melalui data terbuka atau ‘open data’. Prinsip-prinsip ketelusan, pertanggungjawaban dan urustadbir baik merupakan teras dalam kecekapan sistem penyampaian kerajaan yang […]

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Limited loading fair for fare-deprived RapidKL?

Rapid Rail was rapped by the Home Minister for its (now reversed) announcement of physical distancing relaxation on its trains, with the minister quoted saying “we understand their concerns” that “less passenger capacity” due to the measure translates to less revenue for every cost unit incurred. The real irony behind this is his use of […]

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TRANSIT Malaysia’s Feedback on Draft KL Structure Plan 2040

TRANSIT Malaysia has provided some feedback on Draft KL Structure Plan 2040, which document can be found here. Maklumbalas Draf PSKL2040 Rumusan Maklumbalas PSKL2040 mempunyai cabaran dalam penyelarasan institusi bagi perancangan spatial dan pengangkutan yang lebih berintegrasi dan mampan, kerana gaya hidup warga kota sama ada dari segi pilihan lokasi menetap, berlibur dan bekerja tidak […]