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We visited the Putrajaya Line. Here’s what we think

Last Thursday (9 June 2022), TRANSIT was invited by MRT Corp for an exclusive preview of the MRT Putrajaya line. We were brought around the stations, and a trip on the train itself. Phase 1 of the line opens tomorrow. Here’s what to know and expect, and what we think. What we know and think: […]

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Melaka Needs Good Public Transport, Now

Transit Malaysia is urging political candidates for the upcoming Melaka state elections to address long-standing public transport (PT) issues faced by the public. First, we would like to highlight specific public transport accessibility concerns. Then, we will outline potential quick wins and long-term solutions that can ease transport issues in Melaka. Concerns raisedTransit Malaysia asked […]

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As we recover from the pandemic, our public transport should recover too!

On October 11th, interstate travel restrictions were lifted as part of Malaysia’s transition towards a COVID-normal life.  While a majority of states have been advancing to Phases 3 and 4 of the National Recovery Plan, public transport operations remain stuck in pandemic mode. This can be seen in the reduced frequencies of urban public transport […]

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Congestion on the LRT must be rectified immediately

On Tuesday, May 25th, TRANSIT Malaysia put out a call-out to passengers to submit photos and videos through Twitter to understand the impacts of the new SOPs on the public transport system. We would firstly like to thank everyone who contributed to this effort. Throughout the morning and evening peak hours, we received numerous complaints […]

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TRANSIT Malaysia Statement on the LRT Incident

TRANSIT is saddened to learn about the Kelana Jaya LRT Line incident that injured hundreds of commuters on the evening of May 24th. It is clear that Malaysians are very upset and calling for accountability. We wish to point out that behind every so-called accident is a chain of events and decisions. We want Malaysians […]

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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.