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What is the ‘rail’ truth anyways?

TRANSIT took note of this very interesting commentary from Associate Professor Sabariah Jemali from the Malaysian Institute for Transport at Universiti Teknologi Mara (Shah Alam). Prof. Sabariah writes of the overwhelming attention given to the MRT project and comments that the attention given may reflect the boiling over of all of the frustrations of public […]

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Free bus passes for poor pupils – a good social responsibility activity

TRANSIT took note of this very interesting article which describes the sponsoring of monthly bus passes for 53 students worth RM50 each, for the next six months. The reason for the sponsorship of the passes is simple – a transportation subsidy might be used for other purposes, while bus passes can only be used for […]

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Meanwhile, the issues continue at TBSBTS

While TRANSIT has been pleased by the return of Puduraya to activity, we continue to be disappointed by the noise coming out of Terminal Bersepadu Selatan at Bandar Tasik Selatan – the bus terminal which only opened to the public at the beginning of the last month. Here is a short summary of what has […]

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Comments on Government Feedback Information Information Relay Local Councils News & Events RapidPenang SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure

Rapid Penang rides? There’s an app for that! (now available)

Update: The Rapid Penang app is now available at this link: http://itunes.apple.com/my/app/rapid-penang-mobile-icis/id430816867?mt=8 TRANSIT noted some very interesting articles from up in Penang that we thought would interest you. First, for the benefit of customers, RapidPenang has launched their iPlanner application for Apple iPhone and iPad products. The item will be available for free download from […]

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GTP Update: Minister of Transport comments on GTP report

TRANSIT notes the recent comments from the Minister of Transport regarding the recent Government Transformation Programme report, which said that the Urban Public Transport NKRA did not meet all expectations. TRANSIT has long said that more attention needs to be given to the urban public transport by creating an authority that would manage & organize […]

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Public transport user satisfaction is only 48% (Update #1)

Update: More information and comments on the Urban Public Transport NKRA! TRANSIT took note of the following article discussing public perceptions & satisfaction with public transport services in the Klang Valley. Public transport user satisfaction is only 48% (The Star, 28 March 2011) OVERALL public transport user satisfaction of Urban Public Transport (UPT) services in […]

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MRT Update: A comparison of MRT & LRT train lengths is in order (Update #2)

Updated with a new image including the 6-carriage KTM Komuter trains! Updated with a new image showing LRT & MRT trains from Malaysia only! TRANSIT has taken note of various comments & reports showcasing the advantages of the MRT over the LRT – as well as recent articles highlighting surveys by the Go-MRT group showing […]

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SPAD to reveal public transport master plan and MRT Line 2 plan soon

TRANSIT has learned that SPAD will share the Klang Valley public transport plan next month. The public display for MRT Line 2 (the Circle Line) may begin by the end of this month … which means a lot more information for you, the public, and a lot more work for the people at TRANSIT. Public […]

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SPAD: MRT part of 20-year plan. TRANSIT: May we see the plan?

Imagine, if you will, a conversation that goes something like this: SPAD: The MRT is part of a 20-year public transport master plan. TRANSIT: May we see the plan? SPAD: No you cannot see the plan TRANSIT: Sorry, is that ‘cannot’ or ‘may not’? SPAD: Um…cannot. TRANSIT: Why not? SPAD: The plan will not be […]

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LRT Update: More questions about LRT alignment

TRANSIT took note of these two articles discussing questions about the LRT extension alignments and concerns that Prasarana has not shared enough information about the project. Residents in the dark over LRT extension (The Star) 10 March 2011 By Lim Chia Ying THE briefing by Prasarana on the LRT extension at the Subang Jaya Municipal […]