By : Adie Suri Zulkefli(NST) Free WiFi on Rapid buses2009/02/16BUTTERWORTH: Bus commuters will get another value-added service in June when RapidPenang introduces a free WiFi wireless Internet connection come June. The possibility of Internet connection while commuting is expected to encourage more people to opt for public transport. RapidPenang, which began its operations here in […]
TRANSIT noted this article in the newspaper today: Poor Puchong folk face hardship in travelling for treatment 11 February 2009 by Lim Chia Ying Selangor MCA Youth chief Dr Kow Cheong Wei, who is the former Kinrara assemblyman, said he had called the Health Minister’s secretary requesting for a letter to the Commercial Vehicle Licensing […]
1,500 jobs at RapidKL Rangkaian Pengangkutan Integrasi Deras Sdn Bhd (RapidKL) CEO Suffian Baharuddin detailed the vacancies including: bus drivers (350) mechanics and technicians (255) customer service assistants (170) security officers (270) traffic controllers (120) engineers (53) and many more The job vacancies have been advertised in local newspapers this weekend. For more information, visit […]
Reviving Semenyih Sentral 5 February 2009 Story and photo by GEETHA KRISHNAN THE Semenyih Sentral bus terminal, which was left almost idle for the last three years, is being repositioned to make it a vibrant public transport hub for the southern region of Selangor. Previously on the verge of becoming a white elephant, the terminal […]
TRANSIT shares with you a posting over at Penangwatch.net regarding the accessible buses that are currently being built for the state’s RapidPenang bus service. For further information please see this link.
30% increase in fares for express and short-trip buses – http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2009/1/23/nation/3093617&sec=nation > The Entrepreneur and Cooperative Development Ministry has agreed to a 30% increase in fares for express and short-trip buses, Berita Harian reported. A source told the newspaper that the request by bus operators was approved at a meeting between 200 public transport representatives […]
TRANSIT received this email from Ashley and we would like to thank Ashley for this contribution. “I found that its quite difficult to navigate RapidKL’s website especially if you want to find the stop where you can connect to another route, however I found a website that allows you to search by landmarks, road name […]
(comments by TRANSIT in italic below article) From The New Straits Times Online 24/09/2008 By Sean Augustin HULU TERENGGANU: The state government will review the need for a RapidTerengganu public transport service following concerns that it is not a viable venture and will affect local bus operators already facing a hard time to survive. Rapid […]