TRANSIT together with several associations of physically-challenged individuals were invited to RapidKL’s depot in Lembah Subang to inspect on RapidKL’s spanking new OKU-friendly bus prototype. This is basically a bus with a flat low floor between the front entrance and rear exit doors and two steps in the aisle leading to a raised section behind […]
Is the delay to the LRT extension because of politics or bad planning?
TRANSIT took note of this recent commentary in the Business Times which appears to put the blame for the delay to the LRT project on the Selangor State Government and Subang Jaya Local Council (MPSJ). We at TRANSIT believe otherwise – especially we have seen what all sides have to say, weighed their comments and […]
It is indeed a sad day for Malaysia as its people has shown signs in sheer lost of confidence in public transport. The recent Audit Report shows us that the nation’s railway operator Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) has failed to make its loan payments for the past 8 years and made RM1.45 billion in […]
Updates #60 TRANSIT celebrates 60 separate updates of news stories, comments and blog postings related to public transport in Malaysia
A short time ago, TRANSIT wrote a post regarding the accomplishments of Idrose Mohamed, Managing Director of the Prasarana group. Idrose had taken over this position from Shaipudin Shah Harun in September 2008 shortly after the latter’s quick resignation from Prasarana. Today, TRANSIT notes that Idrose has himself chosen not to renew his contract with […]
Updates #59 1.Article: A better BET for Commuters (The Star) – This article highlights an “inspection” of the RapidBET system by Minister of Transport Kong Cho Ha, who also announced a new “pass-system” as well as a new RapidBET route from Rawang to Central Market. TRANSIT: we are trying to find out more about this […]
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 […]