TRANSIT took note of the following article which states that the Melaka Tram project has been approved by the Department of Railways. Tram project gets the nod (NST) 30 September 2010 MALACCA: Visitors to the Historical City could soon enjoy a traffic light-free ride from the Ayer Keroh toll plaza to the city centre, thanks […]
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Bandar Tasik Selatan ITT getting ready to open
TRANSIT takes note of the following articles that show that the Bandar Tasik Selatan Integrated Transport Terminal is almost totally complete and should be ready to handle passengers by the end of 2010 or early in 2011. We think we can safely say that passengers taking trips southbound during the Chinese New Year holiday in […]
ETP Analysis: The High Speed Rail proposal
In this post, TRANSIT will strive to analyze, to the best of our ability, the High Speed Rail proposal under the Economic Transformation Programme. We also hope to provide information to and obtain feedback from the public on the nature of the MRT proposal, its scope and chance of success as well as suggestions to […]
ETP Analysis: The MRT Proposal
In this post, TRANSIT will strive to analyze, to the best of our ability, the MRT proposal under the Economic Transformation Programme. We also hope to provide information to and obtain feedback from the public on the nature of the MRT proposal, its scope and chance of success as well as suggestions to make the […]
Economic Transformation Programme (ETP) to include 2 public transport projects – TRANSIT needs your feedback!
TRANSIT has taken note of the recent public open houses in which the government introduced its proposed Economic Transformation Programme, a wholly-Keynesian spending package that is a combination of economic stimulus plan and economic growth plan. TRANSIT will post our comments about the ETP projects which are related to public transport, namely: the proposed MRT […]
Prasarana improves under Idrose? TRANSIT says yes.
TRANSIT took note of the following article in the Business Times, which details the changes in Prasarana since Idrose Mohamed took over the government-owned company. We will tell you what we think about Idrose’s nearly 2 years in charge of Prasarana – but read the article first. Prasarana improves under Idrose (Business Times) 15 Sept […]
Updates #58 1. Article: Spotlight on Trams: Penang (Edinburgh Guardian) – Malaysian blogger Anil Netto writes about the history of tram service in Penang and the effort by some campaigners to bring the tram back to Penang. TRANSIT: As nice as the tram campaign is, one really has to ask what has been accomplished beyond […]
TRANSIT notes the recent publication of a report entitled “Public Transport Tendering in the Netherlands,” which looks back on 10 years of public transport reform (including integration, devolution and competition measures) implemented in the Netherlands. The interesting thing about this document is that is shows us how the Netherlands government decentralized authority for local public […]