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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 […]

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Klang residents want the council to improve public amenities such as bus stops, phone booths and taxi stands

TRANSIT took note of this interesting article detailing residents complaints about bus stops, phone booths and taxi stands in central Klang. TRANSIT has always had a soft spot for Klang. We still do not understand why the local government & Selangor Government have allowed the “Royal Town” to become so run-down and disappointing. The construction […]

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Days numbered for Puduraya touts? Do you really think so?

TRANSIT took note of this article recently which updated us on the Land Public Transport Commission’s plans to deal with touting activities at Puduraya Bus Terminal. Apparently SPAD will be taking a bold approach to dealing with touts and their activities – but we have to wonder why they did not give notice by taking […]