Bus-Rapid Transit plan and water taxis for Petaling Jaya?

TRANSIT took note of this interesting piece of information from the Selangor Times – a plan for “Rapid Transit Bus” routes, minibus services and limited-stop bus routes in Petaling Jaya. Click here for a larger version of the image above. The February 3, 2012 issue of Selangor Times can be seen here in the scribd … More Bus-Rapid Transit plan and water taxis for Petaling Jaya?

‘Solutions’ to public transport problems focusing on the bus industry, not public transport users

By now everyone should be aware that a major crisis is taking place in the bus industry. The shut down of CityLiner bus services throughout was the major ‘tipping pint’ in a series of crises [TRANSIT: refer to our “No Bus for You” series of posts] that showed the precarious state of public transport and … More ‘Solutions’ to public transport problems focusing on the bus industry, not public transport users

Dare we make our urban cores car-free?

Today’s NST features an excellent opinion piece which is syndicated from the New York Times on how Europe transforms its cities to accommodate  pedestrian, cyclists and transit at the expense of air-polluting and space-consuming motorists. Enjoy the article after the jump! Across Europe, Irking Drivers Is Urban Policy ZURICH – While U.S. cities are synchronizing … More Dare we make our urban cores car-free?

Abang Jo is not happy with public transport & development planning. TRANSIT: Well, neither are we.

TRANSIT took note of this interesting set of articles detailing Amar Abang Johari Openg’s continued push to get a Bus Rapid Transit system built in Kuching. Abang Jo, Satok Assemblyman and Minister of Housing and Urban Development … and possible successor to the Chief Minister of Sarawak, has been calling for the Federal Government to … More Abang Jo is not happy with public transport & development planning. TRANSIT: Well, neither are we.

Repair Seremban-Port Dickson railway, says Negri Sembilan MB.

TRANSIT took note of this very interesting article about the currently unused Seremban-Port Dickson railway. The Menteri Besar of Negri Sembilan has requested that SPAD look into rehabilitate the railway so that the state can operate passenger services as planned. Repair rail tracks, says Mohamad (The Star) 26 April 2011 By SARBAN SINGH THE Negri … More Repair Seremban-Port Dickson railway, says Negri Sembilan MB.