Updates #60 TRANSIT celebrates 60 separate updates of news stories, comments and blog postings related to public transport in Malaysia
Category: SPAD / LTC
ETP Analysis: The High Speed Rail proposal
In this post, TRANSIT will strive to analyze, to the best of our ability, the High Speed Rail proposal under the Economic Transformation Programme. We also hope to provide information to and obtain feedback from the public on the nature of the MRT proposal, its scope and chance of success as well as suggestions to […]
ETP Analysis: The MRT Proposal
In this post, TRANSIT will strive to analyze, to the best of our ability, the MRT proposal under the Economic Transformation Programme. We also hope to provide information to and obtain feedback from the public on the nature of the MRT proposal, its scope and chance of success as well as suggestions to make the […]
Economic Transformation Programme (ETP) to include 2 public transport projects – TRANSIT needs your feedback!
TRANSIT has taken note of the recent public open houses in which the government introduced its proposed Economic Transformation Programme, a wholly-Keynesian spending package that is a combination of economic stimulus plan and economic growth plan. TRANSIT will post our comments about the ETP projects which are related to public transport, namely: the proposed MRT […]
A short time ago, TRANSIT wrote a post regarding the accomplishments of Idrose Mohamed, Managing Director of the Prasarana group. Idrose had taken over this position from Shaipudin Shah Harun in September 2008 shortly after the latter’s quick resignation from Prasarana. Today, TRANSIT notes that Idrose has himself chosen not to renew his contract with […]
Updates #59 1.Article: A better BET for Commuters (The Star) – This article highlights an “inspection” of the RapidBET system by Minister of Transport Kong Cho Ha, who also announced a new “pass-system” as well as a new RapidBET route from Rawang to Central Market. TRANSIT: we are trying to find out more about this […]
Prasarana improves under Idrose? TRANSIT says yes.
TRANSIT took note of the following article in the Business Times, which details the changes in Prasarana since Idrose Mohamed took over the government-owned company. We will tell you what we think about Idrose’s nearly 2 years in charge of Prasarana – but read the article first. Prasarana improves under Idrose (Business Times) 15 Sept […]
Updates #58 1. Article: Spotlight on Trams: Penang (Edinburgh Guardian) – Malaysian blogger Anil Netto writes about the history of tram service in Penang and the effort by some campaigners to bring the tram back to Penang. TRANSIT: As nice as the tram campaign is, one really has to ask what has been accomplished beyond […]
TRANSIT was debating for some time about how and when to make this posting. You see, it is not easy to always express our real feelings about public transport. Many people in government and the public transport industry are quite sensitive to criticism, and that sensitivity can increase unpredictably…… But frankly, we are disappointed and […]
TRANSIT takes note on the Subang Jaya Municipal Council’s proposal to pull view-blocking advertisements off overhead pedestrian bridges after the media spotlight on the chilling cold-blooded murder of a public transport user on a Sungai Way pedestrian bridge not far from the bustling Sunway Pyramid commercial area. As walking remains the single greatest mean for […]