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PMBOA: No bus for you! (Update #2)

Update: Sabak Barnam loses its bus link to Kuala Selangor! Update: Commuters and Consumer NGOs comment on the possible shutdown of bus services! TRANSIT took note of this interesting series of articles detailing how bus services in Peninsular Malaysia have declined (especially in rural and suburban areas) due to the rising cost of fuel, parts […]

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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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Updates #84

Updates #84 1. Article: Puduraya area almost free of ticket scalping (Malay Mail, 5 Mail 2011) 2. Article: Terminal Bas ala KL Sentral – discusses a proposal to revamp the Terminal One bus terminal in Seremban to make it more like KL Sentral. [TRANSIT: The irony here being that KL Sentral was never designed as […]

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Making KL “free at last” (for public transport, at least)

TRANSIT recently took note of a proposal from Jema Khan that the government offer free public transport in the urban areas of the Klang Valley. The original article and our comments were posted here. Jema suggests that we can start by introducing “free” bus service in the urban areas of KL. Indeed, “free” zones are […]

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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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Bus Rapid Transit for Shah Alam?

TRANSIT took note of this very interesting news in which Mohd Jaafar Mohd Atan (the newly sworn-in mayor of Shah Alam) has announced that he wants to develop a bus-rapid transit system for the city, which will also provide links to Klang and Subang Jaya. The mayor has also expressed interest in developing a centralized […]

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Updates #80

Updates #80 1. Hotline Story: End of the road (Malay Mail, 1 April 2011) – S. Selvananathan will have to continue to live with the bus stop next to his house.

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Bus operators: Let us deduct salaries of errant drivers. TRANSIT: Start paying your drivers proper salaries & benefits first. (Update #1)

Updated with some feedback from drivers! TRANSIT took note of this interesting story in The Star, referring to a call from bus operators to allow them to deduct the salaries of their errant drivers. Responses from some drivers to the proposal can be seen here. The irony is that bus operators do not really pay […]

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TRANSIT: Shah Alam stadium would make a great Park & Ride facility

TRANSIT took note of this interesting article, which describes concerns some residents have over the use of a section of the parking lot at Stadium Shah Alam for a used car lot: Residents unhappy with council for renting out part of carpark at Shah Alam Stadium (The Star 1 March 2011)

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MRT Update: Our feedback on MRT Open Day is here! (Update #1)

Updated with articles on the Open Day! TRANSIT is compiling materials related with yesterday’s SPAD Open Day on Sungai Buloh – Kajang MRT line at MidValley. As you can imagine, this will take some time so please check back to this post and the post on the MRT public display regularly. More information & comments […]