On December 3rd, 2001, buses & taxis leaving KL on the southbound route through Brickfields began using the contra-flow bus & taxi lane on Jalan Tun Sambanthan. The bus & taxi lane was actually supposed to begin operations on 20th August 2011 but the start was delayed because of objections from business owners in the […]
Update: The Malacca monorail will have a full time engineer from the China-based company that built the monorail! TRANSIT took note of this article which states that the Malacca monorail service has once again been suspended by SPAD after the most recent service disruption. The service had only resumed operations last weekend after an earlier […]
LRT-LRT ticketing integration begins today, 28 November 2011 (Update #1)
Update: This article from the NST describes a smooth transition to the new integrated ticketing system! TRANSIT took note of the news that LRT – LRT ticketing integration will begin on 28 November 2011. Of course, the LRT-LRT ticketing integration is not really that big a deal. And unfortunately, customers will not benefit from a […]
Now you know why we will always have traffic congestion in KL – because we widen roads to allow cars to block them!
TRANSIT took note of this absurd piece of news where the KL government will be spending lots of your RM to widen Jalan Ma’rof in Bangsar, in the area between Jalan Bangsar (where the flyover to/from MidValley is) and Jalan Ara (where the Masjid is). Why is the government widening only this section of the […]
Update: Read an interesting letter from Esa Adam! Update: The monorail service has been suspended again! Update: No sooner had the service received the green light to resume operations (not in the rain though) the service has stalled again – when it was operated after a sudden rain shower! TRANSIT took note of the recent […]
Final draft of Greater KL/KV masterplan now on SPAD website (Update #1 – guess what)
Update: It is interesting to note that this post is TRANSIT’s 888th published post! TRANSIT notes that the final draft of the Greater Kuala Lumpur / Klang Valley masterplan has now been posted to the SPAD website under the section about the National Public Transport Masterplan (which, incidentally, should be posted to the SPAD website […]
ETP: Masterplan is not just about MRT. TRANSIT: But the MRT is all you seem to be talking about!
TRANSIT took note of a very interesting commentary from Ahmad Suhaili Idrus, the Director of the Urban Public Transport NKRA and Greater Kuala Lumpur / Klang Valley NKEA in response to a letter from TRANSIT’s Advisor Rajiv Rishyakaran, regarding recent comments by Idris Jala that the Klang Valley would be choked by 2020 if the […]
Update: We are certainly confused about the different information from the NST and The Star! Update: SPAD has investigated the service disruption and ordered a 48-hour closure of the Melaka Monorail! TRANSIT took note of this article in The Star which displays an amazing coincidence combined with a not quite unexpected event. The Melaka Monorail […]
TRANSIT has taken note that World Carfree Day is celebrated on 22 September of every year. According to the article below, this is the first time Car free day is being celebrated in Malaysia. Actually, that is not true. Many people have celebrated Car-free day in Malaysia. Some people celebrate Car-free day each & every […]
TRANSIT took note of this article, sharing some happy news related to the KL Monorail – a couple who connected while working on the KL Monorail has decided to get married on the monorail. With all the bad news related to public transport, it is nice to share the occasional piece of good news – […]