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Chartered/Tour Bus Comments on Government Complaints - Bus Services Express Bus (Intercity) Express Bus (Intra-Urban) Feedback Information Kenderaan Transnasional Bhd News & Events Safety, Health and Environment Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities

HR Minister urges rethink in transport industry. TRANSIT: Wait until you see his suggestion. (Update #1)

Update: The Minister of Transport has also chimed in with his view that bus operators need to improve their human resources before looking at foreign workers! See the new article at the bottom of this post TRANSIT took note of this interesting article in which the Human Resources Minister S. Subramaniam responds to a request […]

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Comments on Government Complaints - Bus Services Express Bus (Intercity) Express Bus (Intra-Urban) Information JPJ / RTD LPKP / CVLB News & Events Safety, Health and Environment SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Transit Operators

When is SPAD going to use its teeth?

TRANSIT took note of two articles in which SPAD Chair Syed Hamid Albar has made it clear that SPAD is not an agency to be trifled with. In the first article, Syed Hamid expresses a clear view that public transport operators who do not re-register before September 30 will no longer have licenses (permits?). In […]

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Express Bus (Intra-Urban) Feedback Information News & Events RapidKL SPAD / LTC Transit Demand Transit Facilities

BET Update: Two new routes to be introduced 18 July for 3 months testing period

TRANSIT took note of the following information from RapidKL’s twitter feed @MyRapidKL, announcing the start of two additional RapidBET routes, BET-7 and BET-8. Service on these routes, during working weekdays, will start on 18 July, for a 3 month test period. BET-7 (Sri Nilam – Lebuh Ampang) has departures from Sri Nilam at 0645, 0700, […]

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Announcements Comments on Government Commuter Train (EMU) Express Bus (Intercity) Express Bus (Intra-Urban) Feedback Information Kenderaan Transnasional Bhd KTM Komuter (Klang Valley) Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) News & Events RapidKL Safety, Health and Environment Setara Jaya (SJ) Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Taxi

Lockdown: Malaysia’s largest city closed for 22 hours! (Update #6)

Update: We note with great interest that on 9 July there was a lot of activity around KL Sentral where many people were stranded when the station was closed. There was also activity around Puduraya bus stations. That should make clear the importance of a transport hub! Update:¬†All LRT & Monorail services are back to […]

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Comments on Government Express Bus (Intercity) Express Bus (Intra-Urban) News & Events SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation

Bus routes in KL diverted due to BERSIH confusion… Ouch! (Update #2)

Update: Prasarana says there is no disruption of LRT or monorail services planned! [TRANSIT: We say planned because during the previous march LRT services were shut down when problems occurred at Dataran Merdeka. So the disruptions could happen.] Due to continuous scaremongering over the BERSIH 2.0 march, SPAD has issued an official announcement on the […]

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Chartered/Tour Bus Comments on Government Comments on Planning Community Shuttle Bus Express Bus (Intra-Urban) Feedback Information Money Better Spent Elsewhere Nadi Putra (Putrajaya) News & Events Planning RapidKL SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities

Cyberview takes over Cyberjaya DTS service, raising fares. We want to know, what will RapidKL do with their 53 buses?

TRANSIT took note of this article which indicates that Cyberview Sdn. Bhd. developer of Cyberjaya, has taken over the Dedicated Transportation Service from RapidKL. Cyberview has also increased the monthly fares for the DTS service by RM37 (from Rm213 to RM250). In the article, a spokesperson explains the justification, namely higher operating costs. We say […]

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Bicycle Bus Rapid Transit Comments on Government Comments on Planning Community Shuttle Bus Commuter Train (EMU) Complaints - Other Economic Planning Unit Express Bus (Intercity) Express Bus (Intra-Urban) Feedback Kenderaan Transnasional Bhd KTM Komuter (Klang Valley) Local Councils Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) News & Events Pedestrian Pedestrianisation Planning RapidKL Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Taxi Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Transit-Oriented Development

TRANSIT’s prediction comes to life. Sadly, Klang is becoming a “pass-through” town

TRANSIT has always had a soft spot for Klang town, despite what people may think. Aside from the food (different options for different people) and the culture, Klang Town is the nearest thing we can find in the Klang Valley to an “urban” town with heritage and cultural traditions. Certainly there are areas of Kuala […]

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Comments on Government Comments on Planning Complaints - Other Economic Planning Unit Express Bus (Intercity) Express Bus (Intra-Urban) Facility Audit Local Councils LPKP / CVLB Planning SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Transit-Oriented Development

Not another ‘terminal’ fail(ure)

TRANSIT took note of three interesting articles in the past week that have detailed more of the disappointing failures of bus terminals in Malaysia. We also note that the phrase “epic fail” has become commonly used by people throughout the world (well, at least the online, social-networking world) to described major failures that occur. Instead […]

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Comments on Government Comments on Planning Express Bus (Intra-Urban) Information Local Councils News & Events Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Taxi Transit Demand Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Transit-Oriented Development

Klang Sentral tenants want better deal. So do public transport users!

TRANSIT took note of this Hotline Story in the Malay Mail which brings back an old issue – Klang Sentral. Klang Sentral tenants want better deal (Malay Mail, 16 May 2011) Low passenger count, single entry/exit system irk bus operators CECILIA VICTOR Monday, May 16th, 2011 11:14:00 OUTSTATION bus operators at the Klang Sentral bus […]

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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” […]