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Images of new Tanjung Malim Station

While TRANSIT has expressed their concern about the opening of the Tanjung Malim station (which is stretching out an already overstretched KTM Komuter service) we cannot resist the temptation of a new public transport service. There is still the element of “railfan” and “busfan” within many in TRANSIT and many of our supporters. So when […]

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Penang Ferry Takeover

As the Penang Ferry takeover has recently entered the news, TRANSIT has been following the issue closely.  For this reason, we are creating a special post to discuss the Penang Ferry takeover.  We hope to update this post regularly with information and commentary. Article: Ex PPC Chief to rescue Penang’s iconic tourist attraction Commentary: Penang gov’t […]

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Updates #9

1. Letter: Ipoh’s public transport system driving us all nuts 2. Article: Ex-PPC chief to rescue Penang’s iconic tourist attraction 3. Commentary: Penang gov’t right in revamping ferry service

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Info about the TransJakarta system

Our friend Mr. Ong visited Jakarta recently and took some time to look at the TransJakarta bus system. Mr. Ong has spoken on more than one occasion of the TransJakarta system as an effective example of low-cost improvements to public transport.  Of course the system is not perfect (what system is?) and can see improvements […]

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Does RapidKL have the answers the CVLB needs?

This letter by Moaz from TRANSIT was published in the NST on Monday, 8 June 2009. Please note that the letter is edited. A full copy of the letter will be posted soon along with more detailed info and analysis of RapidKL’s original route system. 2009/06/08 PUBLIC TRANSPORT: CVLB should look to RapidKL for the […]

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Another change in management @ KTMB

TRANSIT was surprised to hear the news this morning that the Managing Director of KTMB has been replaced. Change at KTMB By Sharen Kaur sharen@nstp.com.my 2009/06/05 Sources say Keretapi Tanah Melayu Bhd MD received his service termination letter from the Minister of Finance Inc last month. Keretapi Tanah Melayu Bhd (KTMB) managing director (MD) Datuk […]

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Nazri: ITT for South-bound buses only

In a surpising about-turn, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Nazri Abdul Aziz has stated that the Integrated Transport Terminal at Bandar Tasik Selatan will be used for southbound buses only. This contrasts with his earlier statements made a little more than 2 weeks ago, in which he stated that Bandar Tasik Selatan would be […]

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Nazri in action

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Nazri Abdul Aziz visited the Bangkok Bank, Jalan Silang, and Klang bus stands yesterday morning. He also hosted a dialogue with taxi operators video: http://thestaronline.tv/v/3520 Articles: Taxi and bus fares up soon Revamp in store for taxi operators Making sure buses do not hog streets During the Walkabout The […]

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RapidKL to shift E1 to use Maju Expressway – 1 man’s persistence has paid off

TRANSIT took note of the following update from RapidKL via the NST. RapidKL changes E1 bus route 2009/05/28 PETALING JAYA: There will be some changes on the E1 bus route of RapidKL (Putrajaya Sentral — Pasar Seni via North-South Highway) starting June 8. Rangkaian Pengangkutan Integrasi Deras Sdn Bhd communication general manager, Ebi Azly Abdullah, […]

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Commentary: Do we praise RapidKL or do we bury them?

TRANSIT sent the following letter to the Malaysian media yesterday afternoon regarding the recent announcement from Minister in the Prime Minister’s Dept. Nazri Abdul Aziz about a “review” of the role of RapidKL. The letter touches on the reality within the public transport industry and urges the ministers to wake up to the reality of […]