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30% increase in fares for express and short-trip buses

30% increase in fares for express and short-trip buses – > 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 […]

Announcements TRANSIT - Administration

Meeting #8 on 21st February 2009

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 […]

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TRANSIT apologizes for the delay

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 […]

KTM Komuter (Klang Valley) Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) On TRANSIT Stage Bus

A website that shows connecting links on Rapid KL network

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 […]

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Announcement: Change Of Date For Meeting # 4

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.

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TRANSIT Meeting #4

Date: 21st October (Tuesday) Time: 6:30 pm Venue : Centre For Pranayoga & SelfTransformation 3rd Floor, Wisma Sri Krishna, No192-3, Jln Tun Sambanthan, Brickfields, Directions: It’s close to KL Sentral Monorail station, after the Post office, opposite Sentral Plaza and beside Syarikat Palaniandy Agenda 1. Minutes of Meeting #3 2. Review of activities completed 3. […]

Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) Media Reports

4 Hurt In KL Light Rail Transit Collision

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 24 — Four passengers were injured when two Star LRT trains collided about 200m from the Bukit Jalil LRT station. The four were sent to the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre for treatment. Some 300 other passengers were unhurt. The incident occurred at 6.32pm. A RapidKL executive, Suffian Baharuddin, said the incident […]

KTM Komuter (Klang Valley)

Q & A Regarding KTM KOMUTER

1. Track They should upgrade and improve so that the train speed can be at maximum which will reduce the turn around time. Therefore they will get one or two extra train set. The best way to do this would be to install a standard gauge track but this would be costly. Dual gauge would […]

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Commentary : State Goes Cold On Its Own Rapid

(comments by TRANSIT in italic below article) From The New Straits Times Online 24/09/2008 By Sean Augustin HULU TERENGGANU: The state government will review the need for a RapidTerengganu public transport service following concerns that it is not a viable venture and will affect local bus operators already facing a hard time to survive. Rapid […]

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Press Statement from TRANSIT regarding the National Summit on Urban Public Transport (18 September 2008)

For Immediate Release The Association for the Improvement of Mass-Transit (TRANSIT) Klang Valley issues the attached statement regarding the recently completed National Summit on Urban Public Transport, sponsored by the Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute. TRANSIT welcomes the opportunity for dialogue to improve the public transport sector. Our observations of the National Summit (as described […]