Updates #90 1. Article: Close shave for six schoolgirls (NST, 18 June 2011) – Six secondary school students in Georgetown had a close shave yesterday after the school bus they were in overturned in Jalan Mount Erskine. 2. Article: Country’s first electric motorcycle launched (The Star, 16 June 2011) – Modenas CTric was launched by the […]
Updates #75 1. Article: 15 flee as bus burns (NST) – Fourteen passengers on a double-deck express bus, including foreigners and children, escaped death when they managed to get off the vehicle before it was engulfed in flames during an incident at Km224.2 of the North-South Expressway, heading south near Pedas here, on Saturday. There […]
Updates #68 1. Letter: Upgrade facilities at stations now (The Star) – Lena Lim of Seremban complains about the inadequate facilities at the LRT and Komuter stations at the Bandar Tasik Selatan interchange. 2. Article: Homeless show their usefulness (The Star) – 22 homeless persons engaged in a gotong-royong community cleanup at the Klang Bus […]
Updates #67 1. Hotline Story: Bus company apologises but says passengers should provide small change (Malay Mail) – NURAZAILY of Kuala Lumpur claims she and her friend were treated rudely by a RapidKL staff while taking a bus from Subang Jaya to KL. They were forced to get down from the bus and accosted by […]
Updates #65 1. Article: Initiative to increase ridership (The Star) – a continuation of The Star’s updates on government investment through the Government Transformation Programme 2. Hotline Story: No refund for lost or stolen Rapidpass (Malay Mail) – details the experience of Kokila of KL who lost her Rapidpass TnG but was informed that Touch […]
TRANSIT notes that the Secretary-General of the Transport Workers’ Union, Zainal Rampak, has gone on record saying that fake parts are one of the causes of the increased number of bus crashes. Zainal Rampak: Fake parts main cause of crashes (The Star) 29 December 2010 PETALING JAYA: The use of imitation spare parts is among […]
Updated with our comments on the politics, excuses, avoidance and inevitable blameshifting! Updated with more articles about the investigation! Updated with more information about the crash! The members of TRANSIT where shocked to learn of the horrific bus crash in the Cameron Highlands that caused the death of 27 passengers, Thai holidaymakers and Malaysians.