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Penang Hill Railway Update: new proposals for PHR stations draw ire of bloggers

TRANSIT took note of the recent announcement of plans for Penang Hill by PDC, the Penang Hill Development Corporation. The PDC has been in the news recently because of problems with the recently reopened Penang Hill Railway, as well as complaints about parking access and the size of the newly (slowly?) constructed car park which […]

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Comments on Government Community Shuttle Bus Complaints - Bus Services Feedback Information Local Councils Money Better Spent Elsewhere News & Events Pedestrian Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Taxi Transit Facilities Transit-Oriented Development

No bus for you, Jalan Permai in Seremban! Ok lah, 1 bus for you.

TRANSIT took note of this article informing about the limited resumption of bus service passing along Jalan Permai in Seremban. The Seremban Town Service had recently stopped serving the route. The complaints of the residents were highlighted in a recent article in the Star Metro as well as a post by TRANSIT. The resumption of […]

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Pudu Sentral? Is that the best you can do?

TRANSIT took note of this article in which the Prime Minister has announced that he would rename Puduraya as Pudu Sentral. We at TRANSIT appreciate that Prime Minister Najib has showed that he is paying attention to public transport. Yet at the same time we simply cannot understand the why’s and how’s of this situation. […]

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Aerobus/Aerorail Comments on Government Comments on Planning Feedback Information Local Councils Money Better Spent Elsewhere News & Events Planning Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure

A cable car in Port Dickson? How about reviving the rail link first?

Update: Paul Singh of KL writes that the NS Government should “First, bring back the sparkle to PD” by cleaning up the water & beaches! TRANSIT took note of an interesting announcement from the Menteri Besar of Negri Sembilan, indicating that the state government plans to build a cable car link between Port Dickson’s new […]

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Updates #98

Updates #98 1. Article: Firm denies using taxi coupons to make ‘easy money’ (NST, 10 August 2011) – Mohd Nasir Mohd Rashid, Exec. Chairman of MESRA Indah Jaya Sdn. Bhd. which operates the taxi coupon system in Johor Baru, has denied allegations that it is making an “RM2 profit from the sale of coupons as […]

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Chartered/Tour Bus Comments on Government Comments on Planning Community Shuttle Bus Express Bus (Intra-Urban) Feedback Information Money Better Spent Elsewhere Nadi Putra (Putrajaya) News & Events Planning RapidKL SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities

Cyberview takes over Cyberjaya DTS service, raising fares. We want to know, what will RapidKL do with their 53 buses?

TRANSIT took note of this article which indicates that Cyberview Sdn. Bhd. developer of Cyberjaya, has taken over the Dedicated Transportation Service from RapidKL. Cyberview has also increased the monthly fares for the DTS service by RM37 (from Rm213 to RM250). In the article, a spokesperson explains the justification, namely higher operating costs. We say […]

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Putrajaya overrules Prasarana for a third time. (Update #2)

Update: At least one wakil rakyat has chosen to speak up┬áso we decided to change the title of our post. Guess who it is? No point, as you already know that it is Tony Pua (since no other wakil rakyat really appear to follow these finance issues, let alone speak up)! Update: According to this […]

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Comments on Government Feedback Information Information Relay Money Better Spent Elsewhere News & Events Setara Jaya (SJ) SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation

BET Route 6 – Bukit Beruntung to KL – Launched on 1 June 2011 (Update #1)

Update: Check out this detailed NST article about the BET6. TRANSIT took note of this article announcing the launch of Bus Expressway Transit route 6 from Bukit Beruntung (Rawang) to Central Market (KL) using the North South Expressway, Jalan Duta, and Jalan Parlimen. The service began on 1 June 2011 and is operated by Setara […]

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PPj says Putrajaya monorail project needs to be revived soon. TRANSIT: This is getting tiresome.

It has come again – the call from Perbadanan Putrajaya to revive to Putrajaya Monorail has become an annual event for those who follow public transport in Malaysia. And, like every year the call is the same – without the monorail Putrajaya will have traffic gridlock. Without the monorail the roads & highways leading to […]

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Yes, MRT was mulled in previous studies – as Komuter, that is!

TRANSIT wish to comment, albeit a bit late, on news that PJ residents demand to be served by a new MRT line. It seems that the MRT project announcement has opened a can of worms – since the project was touted as the main public transportation backbone of Greater KL that will make you and […]