Categories
Community Shuttle Bus Feedback Information Mass Transit Proposals News & Events RapidKL SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Transit Demand Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Transit-Oriented Development

3-day LRT extension programme open day at Sunway Pyramid this weekend

TRANSIT took note of this interesting article which discusses the Open Day that Prasarana is holding to share information about the LRT Extension Programme Open Day which will inform the public about the Ampang & Kelana Jaya LRT extension plans. 300 lucky visitors to get free MyRapid cards at three-day LEP Open Day (The Star) […]

Categories
Comments on Government Comments on Planning Feedback Information Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) Mass Transit Proposals Planning SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation Transit Demand Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Transit-Oriented Development

MRT Update: Another Star Biz feature on the Klang Valley MRT

TRANSIT took note of this detailed feature on the Klang Valley MRT, from Star Biz, on 4 February 2012 You can click on the links below, or view the scanned articles here and here. More than 90 projects worth billions to be farmed out by April (Star Biz, 4 February 2012); MRT Co speeding up […]

Categories
Bus Rapid Transit Comments on Government Comments on Planning Feedback Information Local Councils Planning RapidKL Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Transit Demand Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Transit-Oriented Development

What is RapidBRT, how will it work, and when is it coming to the Klang Valley?

TRANSIT took note of this interesting photo of a sign in one of our LRT trains – advertising improvements to RapidKL bus services. To the top of the photo, we see an advertisement for RapidBET Route #3, which connects Subang Mewah to Pasar Seni, Kuala Lumpur. And down in the right hand corner, the message […]

Categories
Bicycle Bus Rapid Transit Comments on Government Comments on Planning Community Shuttle Bus Commuter Train (EMU) Express Bus (Intra-Urban) Feedback Information KTM Electric Train Service KTM Komuter (Klang Valley) Local Councils Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) Monorail News & Events Pedestrian RapidKL RapidPenang Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Taxi Tram TRANSIT - Commentary Transit Demand Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Transit Operators

‘Solutions’ to public transport problems focusing on the bus industry, not public transport users

By now everyone should be aware that a major crisis is taking place in the bus industry. The shut down of CityLiner bus services throughout was the major ‘tipping pint’ in a series of crises [TRANSIT: refer to our “No Bus for You” series of posts] that showed the precarious state of public transport and […]

Categories
Comments on Planning Feedback Information Local Councils Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) Mass Transit Proposals Money Better Spent Elsewhere Monorail Planning RapidKL SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation Transit Demand Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Transit-Oriented Development

Monorail extension to Jalan Klang Lama – will it help or hurt existing monorail service?

TRANSIT has taken note of the Malaysian government’s plans to expand KL Monorail service by introducing 4-carriage trains with greater capacity, as well as extending the KL Monorail service to Taman Gembira along Jalan Klang Lama. Malaysian monorail builder Scomi Rail has been given the contract to provide the 12 new 4-carriage trains, which will […]

Categories
Comments on Planning Economic Planning Unit Feedback Information Local Councils Planning RapidKL RapidPenang Setara Jaya (SJ) Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Transit Demand Transit Facilities

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 […]

Categories
Comments on Government Comments on Planning Feedback Information Kenderaan Transnasional Bhd Local Councils News & Events Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Transit Demand Transit Facilities

No bus for you Kedah – even if your government was willing to meet…

TRANSIT took note of this article in the Star which gives a further update on the shut down of CityLiner bus services in Kedah & Pahang. Both state governments have commented that they implored the bus companies to keep operating, but were not able to get the guarantees that they needed. This situation makes it […]

Categories
Comments on Government Comments on Planning Feedback Information Kenderaan Transnasional Bhd Local Councils News & Events Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Transit Demand

No (CityLiner) bus for you Kedah & Pahang!

TRANSIT took note of this disturbing news, the shut down of bus services by CityLiner in Kedah and Pahang. The company operating bus services under the CityLiner brand (a brand owned by Konsortium Transnasional Berhad) in various states throughout Peninsular Malaysia Earlier last month, CityLiner services in Negri Sembilan were shut down for a 1 […]

Categories
Feedback Information News & Events Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Taxi Transit Demand Transit Facilities

Women-only taxi service launched in the Klang Valley. The service is also available “for other ‘vulnerable’ people” but will it be safer as “assured”? (Update #1)

Updated with more letters & articles! TRANSIT took note of this article announcing the launching of women-only taxi cab services at KLCC recently. Women-only taxi-cab services join the women-only train coaches and women-only bus services offered by KTM Komuter and RapidKL respectively. Unfortunately, the general climate of fear that exists in Malaysia, as well as […]

Categories
Announcements Comments on Government Comments on Planning Community Shuttle Bus Complaints - Bus Services Economic Planning Unit Feedback Information Kenderaan Transnasional Bhd Local Councils News & Events Planning Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Transit Demand Transit Facilities

No bus for you, Seremban and surrounding area! (Update #4)

Cityliner bus service in NS resumes with state funded contracts and an MOU until 31 January! Updated with more articles & letters! Apparently KTB’s bus services issues in Negri Sembilan and Penang will be resolved and SPAD is getting involved! Update: There are 4 more articles and 2 letters in The Star about the shutdown […]