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RapidKL adds 150 buses to boost frequency

TRANSIT took note of another piece of good news related to public transport – the announcement of 150 new buses for RapidKL. RapidKL adds buses to boost frequency (Business Times, 20 September 2011) Rangkaian Pengangkutan Integrasi Deras Sdn Bhd (RapidKL), a public transportation provider, expects the addition of 150 city buses to its service to […]

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Updates #88 – our most prosperous update ever!

Updates #88 – our most prosperous update ever 1. Article: Lounge around in a Rapid bus (The Star, 3 June 2011) – RapidPenang introduces RapidMobile, a “lounge” with a Blaupunkt Stereo system. [TRANSIT: You have to admire their creativity.] 2. Article: CURTAINS DOWN (NST 31 May 2011) – an update on the upcoming closure (at […]

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Finally some rapid mobiliti – thanks in part to a public transport hero

TRANSIT took note of¬† two very interesting articles in the Malay Mail detailing initiatives by Prasarana to improve bus service for the OKU community and improve their access to society. TRANSIT believes that these efforts by Prasarana deserve mention, especially because of the dedication of one particular Prasarana team member – a true Malaysian public […]

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Eight more routes for women-only buses

TRANSIT took note of the recent launch of an expanded RapidKL Women-only bus service by Minister for Women, Family & Community Development Shahrizat Abdul Jalil. RapidKL reports that 92% of 1,400 respondents to a poll commissioned by RapidKL “liked” the service and 94% wanted it expanded. TRANSIT has always felt a significant concern about the […]

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LRT station Sri Rampai opens Friday, 24 December 2010 (Update #2)

Updated with additional photos include aerial, exterior and interior photos! TRANSIT notes that LRT station Sri Rampai (KJ4) on the Kelana Jaya line, was opened to the public on Friday, 24 December 2010. More information and photos after the jump!

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Learning the lessons of Curitiba

TRANSIT has noted that the Land Public Transport Commission is going to use best practices of successful railway systems in other countries in the development of the MRT line. TRANSIT hopes that the Land Public Transport Commission will see beyond the MRT line and look at Best Practices for all types of public transport. For […]

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How about showing some real respect for our Golden Years Citizens?

Last week, TRANSIT took note of the following story in the Star Metro about the various concessions that are offered to senior citizens in Malaysia – which also lamented that some senior citizens did not know that they were entitled to these concessions. But the images accompanying the article left the members of transit with […]

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Double Decker buses in Penang by end 2011?

TRANSIT noted a very interesting article in the newspaper, also cross posted by RapidPenang on their own website. Click here for a larger version of the image above. More information can be found in the articles below

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London Calling (Part 2): London introduces new version of iconic Routemaster bus

On 17 May 2010 the City of London unveiled the ‘Routemaster 2.0’ a new version of the iconic ‘Routemaster’ double-decker bus. Mayor of London Boris Johnson, who is the Chair of Transport for London (the quasi-government organizing & ownership authority for transport in London), proposed a new ‘Routemaster’ design as part of his election campaign, […]

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Bus Iskandar Malaysia shows us how public transport should work!

TRANSIT took note of this article, describing the new Bas Iskandar Malaysia service on 16 routes, ¬†introduced in the Iskandar Development Region of Johor. Unlike many other parts of Malaysia where cities and suburbs grow faster than the transport networks that will support and sustain them, the Iskandar Development Region is being planned differently. In […]