Keretapi Sarong on Feb 25th is Malaysia’s lighthearted answer to “No Pants Subway” (Update #1)

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)

MRT Update: MyRapidTransit launching & public viewing on 8 July 2011 at KL Convention Centre (Update#1)

TRANSIT took note of the fact that the Klang Valley MRT (now referred to as MyRapidTransit) was launched by the Prime Minister at KL Convention Centre on 8 July 2011. The launching, which took place in the morning and included a ground-breaking ceremony at the Rubber Research Institute and Jalan Cochrane sites, as well as the … More MRT Update: MyRapidTransit launching & public viewing on 8 July 2011 at KL Convention Centre (Update#1)

RapidPenang plans special visit to HQ on Dec 4

For those who are interested, public transport operator RapidPenang is planning a special behind the scenes event for “friends” and invited guests on December 4. For further information, please visit this facebook link, email clarisse@rapidpg.com.my or call 604 – 238-1212 ext. 210. Friday, 26th November is the last day and there are only 50 places … More RapidPenang plans special visit to HQ on Dec 4

TRANSIT likes maps – they tell us so much about a public transport system (Update #2)

Update: TRANSIT received a message from Eddie Jabbour, designer of the Kickmap, recently, which is as follows: On Dec 7th there is going to be a NYC Subway Map “Form vs. Function” forum which the KickMap will be a part of. See: http://www.mcny.org/public-programs/all/The-New-York-City-Subway-Map%20.html Are there any transitmy.org readers in the New York City area interested … More TRANSIT likes maps – they tell us so much about a public transport system (Update #2)

A royal locomotive ride for Johor Sultan (update#1)

TRANSIT took note of this story, referring to the Sultan of Johor’s Kembara Mahkota “meet the people journey” in Johor later in June. The story was also published in the NST. A royal locomotive ride for Johor Sultan (The Star) JOHOR BARU: For his meet-the-rakyat journey this year, the Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum … More A royal locomotive ride for Johor Sultan (update#1)

Meeting on Klang public transport, 8 pm on 9 April (Update #1)

Updated with a summary of the meeting! Updated with comments on how to rescue Klang from being a dead, ‘drive-through’ town! TRANSIT notes that there will be a meeting of Klang MPs, Klang ADUNs and Klang Municipal Council members regarding Klang public transport: TRANSIT Says: We hope that residents of Klang will attend the session … More Meeting on Klang public transport, 8 pm on 9 April (Update #1)

Sustainable Urban Transport Integration Conference, 12-13 May 2010

TRANSIT will be attending the Sustainable Urban Transport Integration Conference, which will be held on 12-13 May 2010 in Kuala Lumpur. This quote outlines the problem that is faced: According to Dr. Hussein S. Lidasan, Transport Economist, National Centre for Transportation Studies, University of the Philippines in Diliman, ‘People tend to perceive congestion as the … More Sustainable Urban Transport Integration Conference, 12-13 May 2010

Photos and comments from our tour of the ERL Depot on December 9

The tour of the ERL Depot on December 9 was a great success The tour was mentioned in the Metro Section of the Star Newspaper in this article: 40 taken on a tour of ERL depot Friday December 11, 2009 By FAZLEENA AZIZ IT was a trip that left many happy during the tour of … More Photos and comments from our tour of the ERL Depot on December 9