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Full Press Statement – regarding the closure of 13 RapidKL bus routes

TRANSIT Malaysia has always been concerned with the termination of bus routes without public consultation. It has been a major issue for the fifteen years we have been providing a voice for public transport issues. What is worse is that the past fifteen years have not led to the necessary changes in policy to prevent […]

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Terminating bus routes? – Aliff Rafik

Editor’s NoteThis blog post is written by a non-TRANSIT member, but we’ve asked for Aliff’s permission to re-post this on our website, considering the recent RapidKL termination announcement of bus routes by December. This was taken from the Malaysia Land Public Transport Fans group on Facebook. We don’t necessarily agree with all of his points, […]

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Is the government’s proposed congestion charge actually helpful?

So, the federal government has recently brought focus to congestion charge after announcing its decision to acquire several tolled highways and turning them into such.

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Malaysian Urban Forum 2019! (and long time no see)

The Malaysian Urban Forum is happening today and tomorrow! Also, we’ve started working to bring Transit Malaysia back online.

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A word on the MRT Cheras Assault

This incident is a damning indictment into how our public transport network, and indeed, our cities cater so poorly for women’s safety.

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Go see the MRT Mock-up at KL Sentral

TRANSIT notes that MRT Malaysia has placed a full-scale partial mockup of the MRT train at the KLIA Express Arrivals Hall at KL Sentral. This article in the International Railway Journal includes an excellent photo. The Siemens Inspiro train mockup (with full livery and interior design elements) represents the first time TRANSIT has seen a […]

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Crowdsourcing for Budget 2014

The Malaysian Government is crowdsourcing ideas for the 2014 budget at http://www.1malaysia.com.my/bajet2014. Here is our feedback: In  order to support the use of public transport,  there should be a reward for those who are everyday users of public transport because they are not clogging the roads & polluting the air. Transit Malaysia proposes that the […]

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transitmy.org is now transitmy.com

Good news for the followers of TRANSIT and those interested in public transport issues in Malaysia…TRANSIT is back! The major difference you will notice is the change to our domain address. We will now be found at transitmy.com and can also be seen at transitmy.wordpress.com As you might already know, we have been on hiatus […]

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JB incident: Bus transit must be inclusive to all, regardless of age

Few days ago, Harian Metro reported a very disturbing news. TRANSIT calls upon both PAIM (as the responsible transit authority for Iskandar Malaysia area, which includes Johor Bahru) and SPAD (as the responsible legislator of land public transport bylaws) to take the needs of senior transit users very seriously.

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KTM Update: KTM losing customers due to shift to Woodlands Checkpoint. Where is our long-term plan for Singapore-Malaysia Transportation?

TRANSIT took note of a recent article detailing a challenge that KTMB was facing with the intercity services bound for Singapore. Since KTMB withdrew from the Tg. Pagar station in Singapore on 30 June of this year, and cut back services to the Woodlands Checkpoint as of 1 July, there has been a decrease in […]