Updates #77 1. Article: KLCC cabs not under SPAD (Free Malaysia Today, 14 March 2011) – The Land Public Transport Commission has no power over taxis and entrance fees for KLCC as it is private land, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Nazri Abdul Aziz. 2. Letter: Taiping railway station: Build new station near […]
Updates #76 1. Article: Discover Ipoh by Bike after a short train ride from KL (The Star) – Sam Cheong writes of a trip to Ipoh using ETS and a folding bicycle.
TRANSIT was again shocked when we took note of this article, describing harassment and assault by taxi drivers at the Bukit Jalil terminal. Cabbies who were like thugs (The Star) I AM a foreigner who is disabled. I normally use a wheelchair to get around. As you know, Malaysia is not very wheelchair-friendly at the […]
Updates #74 1. Hotline Story: Overcharging by cabbies at the bus terminal (Malay Mail) Nor of Bandar Sunway Selangor complains about overcharging by taxi drivers at the Bukit Jalil temporary terminal. [TRANSIT: This is the same terminal that Halimah Sadique of the CVLB visited once, more than 6 months after Puduraya was closed, where taxi […]
TRANSIT is very stumped to fathom on one of the many complaints from Kota Damansara bus riders on the RapidKL bus service that were uncovered by the Free Malaysia Today internet portal. This is indeed the first time complaint we ever heard about … peeing bus drivers! Full article after the jump.
TRANSIT took note of this article, detailing complaints from a group of taxi drivers about being struck out from getting passengers at KLCC thanks to a new mall parking policy – and claiming assault by representatives of the taxi concessionaire at KLCC. TRANSIT profiled the introduction of the taxi concessionaire in this post last year […]
TRANSIT noted this letter from Gim Teh of Melbourne, who comments on a simple, recognized road safety feature – which is unfortunately not available in many of the taxis on the road – taxis which are inspected regularly for safety! All taxis must have functioning seat belts (The Star) Thursday January 27, 2011 IT is […]
Updates #69 1. Letter: Foreigner laments bad cabbies (The Star) – Magnar Nordal of Brumundda, Norway comments about the poor state of taxi service in Kuala Lumpur. 2.Article: JPJ launches checks on reckless bus drivers (The Star) – The JPJ will target reckless bus drivers during the CNY rush. TRANSIT: And what will SPAD be […]
Updates #67 1. Hotline Story: Bus company apologises but says passengers should provide small change (Malay Mail) – NURAZAILY of Kuala Lumpur claims she and her friend were treated rudely by a RapidKL staff while taking a bus from Subang Jaya to KL. They were forced to get down from the bus and accosted by […]
Updates #65 1. Article: Initiative to increase ridership (The Star) – a continuation of The Star’s updates on government investment through the Government Transformation Programme 2. Hotline Story: No refund for lost or stolen Rapidpass (Malay Mail) – details the experience of Kokila of KL who lost her Rapidpass TnG but was informed that Touch […]