Rapid Rail was rapped by the Home Minister for its (now reversed) announcement of physical distancing relaxation on its trains, with the minister quoted saying “we understand their concerns” that “less passenger capacity” due to the measure translates to less revenue for every cost unit incurred. The real irony behind this is his use of … More Limited loading fair for fare-deprived RapidKL?
This incident is a damning indictment into how our public transport network, and indeed, our cities cater so poorly for women’s safety. … More A word on the MRT Cheras Assault
TRANSIT took note of the increasingly public disagreement within the Selangor Government about the prioritization of the Kinrara-Damansara expressway also known as the KiDEx ” skyway.” 4 ADUNs from Petaling Jaya have already expressed their opposition to the approval of the expressway and called for greater transparency and suggested that the corridor would be better … More Will unilateral approval of KiDEx fracture the Selangor Government?
TRANSIT took note that construction of the Jakarta Metro began on April 4th. The Jakarta Metro network will eventually have 2 lines (North-south and East-West) essentially following the path first blazed by the Transjakarta bus service nearly a decade ago. Work on underground section of Jakarta Metro begins (Railway Gazette, 10 April 2014) Project manager … More Work on underground section of Jakarta Metro begins
TRANSIT took note of the unfortunate news that the Selangor Government will move ahead with studies for the Kinrara Damansara Expressway, also known as KiDEx or the KiDEx “skyway” (a falsely romanticized name just as false as the pictures on their website) Selangor approves studies on plan for elevated highway, KiDEx (The Malay Mail, 11 … More Selangor Government makes unwise decision to proceed with study of elevated highway through Petaling Jaya
Transit took note of the proposal from 4 ADUN in the Selangor State Assembly (representing Petaling Jaya) that the route of the proposed Kinrara Damansara Expressway (a.k.a. “KiDex” or “KIDEX Skyway“) would be better utilized for public transportation. Image of proposed Rapid Transit (orange) in KiDex corridor (blue)
TRANSIT took note of an interesting commentary in The Edge business daily about safety risks associated with the proposed pedestrian tunnel connecting the “KL Sentral” MRT Station at Museum Negara with the KL Sentral complex across Jalan Damansara.
Prasarana and RAPIDKL will be introducing the new Ampang line trains at 3 pm on Thursday, February 27th. Click on the links below for images of the trains. http://t.co/1CfbldOlEt http://t.co/qrpqoeJR9k Update: This article by fz.com is one of many with details about the new trains which will begin arrival in Malaysia in September 2014. The … More New Ampang Line trains introduced (update 1)
TRANSIT took note of the following proposed feeder bus routes for the Ampang and Kelana Jaya LRT extensions. All pictures are courtesy of @TWK90. Proposed bus routes of RapidKL from stations on the LRT extension Taken from LRT Extension open day in Sunway Pyramid Ampang line extension Kelana Jaya line extension http://i.imgur.com/nhuar.jpg TRANSIT Says We … More Proposed feeder bus routes for the Ampang and Kelana Jaya LRT extensions. Comments welcomed!
Update: Check out pictures of Keretapi Sarong here! Read this article about Keretapi Sarong in the NST, here. And we just had to reproduce these two pictures on our site: TRANSIT took note of this interesting article about Keretapi Sarong, an event taking place on February 25th that will be Malaysia’s lighthearted answer to No … More Keretapi Sarong on Feb 25th is Malaysia’s lighthearted answer to “No Pants Subway” (Update #1)