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Finally some rapid mobiliti – thanks in part to a public transport hero

TRANSIT took note of  two very interesting articles in the Malay Mail detailing initiatives by Prasarana to improve bus service for the OKU community and improve their access to society. TRANSIT believes that these efforts by Prasarana deserve mention, especially because of the dedication of one particular Prasarana team member – a true Malaysian public […]

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Updates #87

Updates #87 1. Article: Three passengers injured after bus skids into ditch (Malay Mail, 26 May 2011) Three passengers were injured after a KL-bound express bus from the East Coast hit a divider and skidded into a ditch at Km20.4, Karak Highway. 2. Letter: Worried over pedestrian bridge’s safety (NST, 27 May 2011) – Zahara […]

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Blame the developers for traffic congestion … but not the developers alone.

TRANSIT’s Zul was interviewed in Free Malaysia Today discussing some of the reasons behind the overwhelming traffic congestion that we face on our roads today. Blame the developers for traffic congestion (Free Malaysia Today) Patrick Lee May 20, 2011 Local councils usually left traffic planning to developers who normally don’t have a clue about traffic […]

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Comments on Planning Community Shuttle Bus Express Bus (Intercity) Express Bus (Intra-Urban) Feedback Information JPJ / RTD Local Councils Planning Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Taxi Transit Demand Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Transit-Oriented Development

Puduraya: More updates & interesting information

TRANSIT took note of two very interesting articles highlighting Puduraya terminal and plans for changes to public transport service. The first article, RTD, SPAD booths at obscure corner (NST 11 May 2011) public transport users at Puduraya complain that the Road Transport Department and Land Public Transport Commission offices at Puduraya are located in “obscure” […]

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Announcements Bus Rapid Transit Chartered/Tour Bus Comments on Government Community Shuttle Bus Express Bus (Intercity) Express Bus (Intra-Urban) Information JPJ / RTD LPKP / CVLB News & Events SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Taxi Transit Operators

SPAD re-registering of commercial vehicles continues

TRANSIT took note of these two articles discussing SPAD’s plan to re-register all 350,000 commercial vehicle operators in Peninsular Malaysia. SPAD: Operators have five months to comply with directive (The Star, 10 May 2011); Exercise is to streamline land transport industry (The Star, 10 May 2011). In the past, these commercial vehicle operators were either […]

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MIROS to hold forum & feedback session on electric bicycle usage in Malaysia

TRANSIT notes that the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) will be holding a forum on the use of electric bicycles on Malaysian roads to discuss the views from various parties, vehicle safety aspects, law enforcement, green energy, infrastructure and others. The forum will be on 26 April 2011. The public is invited to […]

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Updates #81

Updates #81 1.Article: Enter the electric trishaw in Penang (Star Metro) – an electric trishaw is introduced for the Penang State Museum & Art Gallery’s 46th Anniversary.

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Puduraya reopens on 16 April (Update #5)

Update: David Goh explains in this letter why he was not happy with some aspects of the reopened Puduraya! Update: This article in The Star describes some of the issues at the reopened Puduraya – of course most passengers are very happy with the new facilities – it is the communication issues that need to […]

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Electric bikes: perfect answer to ‘first mile’ transit

NST ran three letters on electric bikes today. Electric bicycles: Safety issue under study Electric bicycles: It’s not dangerous Electric bicycles 2011/04/14 DATUK NAIM MOHAMAD, Deputy president Malaysian National Cycling Federation, Kuala Lumpur THERE has been much debate about electric bicycles recently. The Malaysian National Cycling Federation (MNCF) plans to hold a special session with […]

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Recent ops on cabs shows that SPAD can, if it wills

TRANSIT is happy to hear the latest news that SPAD is actively pursuing errant taxi drivers who refuse to use meters. SPAD hauls up errant cabbies in city (NST) 2011/04/13 By Nuradzimmah Daim KUALA LUMPUR: A taxi driver thought he could get away with asking for a RM20 fare from Bukit Bintang to KLCC from […]