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Prasarana proposes cooperation and “code share” system for Klang Valley bus operators (Update #1)

Update: The response from bus operators & government is mixed! Yesterday TRANSIT learned of a proposal from Prasarana, the government-owned “National Infrastructure Company” to introduce a cooperative system between bus operators, where bus operators would share information, operate routes together under “code sharing” agreements, and implement “blue ocean strategy” to rationalize their operations. We were […]

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When will we see public transport as a public utility?

We at TRANSIT spent the weekend thinking about public transport and the public perception of public transport. We wondered why Malaysians are still stuck in the mindset that public transport is a service for the poor, which, ironically, must be provided by private companies (which does not really work), with competition to keep prices low […]

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Lockdown: Malaysia’s largest city closed for 22 hours! (Update #6)

Update: We note with great interest that on 9 July there was a lot of activity around KL Sentral where many people were stranded when the station was closed. There was also activity around Puduraya bus stations. That should make clear the importance of a transport hub! Update:¬†All LRT & Monorail services are back to […]

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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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GTP Update: Minister of Transport comments on GTP report

TRANSIT notes the recent comments from the Minister of Transport regarding the recent Government Transformation Programme report, which said that the Urban Public Transport NKRA did not meet all expectations. TRANSIT has long said that more attention needs to be given to the urban public transport by creating an authority that would manage & organize […]

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Public transport user satisfaction is only 48% (Update #1)

Update: More information and comments on the Urban Public Transport NKRA! TRANSIT took note of the following article discussing public perceptions & satisfaction with public transport services in the Klang Valley. Public transport user satisfaction is only 48% (The Star, 28 March 2011) OVERALL public transport user satisfaction of Urban Public Transport (UPT) services in […]