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Bus & taxi lanes in Brickfields beginning August 20

TRANSIT took note of this article in the Malay Mail which announces that bus & taxi lanes will be introduced to Jalan Tun Sambanthan in Brickfields as of August 20. This is in response to complaints about increasing congestion and slow driving in Brickfields as a result of the 1-way traffic flow system which was […]

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Bus routes in KL diverted due to BERSIH confusion… Ouch! (Update #2)

Update: Prasarana says there is no disruption of LRT or monorail services planned! [TRANSIT: We say planned because during the previous march LRT services were shut down when problems occurred at Dataran Merdeka. So the disruptions could happen.] Due to continuous scaremongering over the BERSIH 2.0 march, SPAD has issued an official announcement on the […]

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Updates #93

Updates #93 1. Article: Malacca to be bicycle friendly (6 July 2011) – Melaka CM Mohd Ali Rustam announced an initiative to introduce bus lanes into Melaka. He also promised to ride to work every Friday. [TRANSIT: We couldn’t resist posting the picture above.]

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Should we just make public transport ‘free’ and be done with it?

TRANSIT took note of this interesting commentary by Jema Khan, in the Malaysian Insider, which argues that if we should accept a government-run public transport system (specifically, one run by Prasarana) then public transport services should be free to all users. This is a variation on the “free public transport” movement which is found in […]

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Traffic mayhem continues in Brickfields

TRANSIT took note of this article which describes a complaint about continued traffic mayhem in Brickfields, despite the change to 1-way operation on Jalan Tun Sambanthan as well as increased amounts of parking space. Check out the double parking – now on both sides of Jalan Tun Sambanthan! Brickfields traffic mayhem (Malay Mail) Police pledge […]

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MRT Update: Sg. Buloh – Kajang Line – Public Display, Planning & Construction (Update #33)

The 3 months public display period for the Sg. Buloh – Kajang line began on Monday, 14 February and continued until 15 May 2011. The public display period is now closed. With the completion of the Public Display for MRT Line 1 (Sg. Buloh to Klang), TRANSIT will be revising this post to focus on […]

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Updates #66 (Sg Buloh ITT)

Updates #66 1. Article: Thumbs-up for Sg Buloh hub (Malay Mail) – A government source revealed the location of the north-bound Integrated Transport Terminal (ITT) in Sungai Buloh, linking the proposed express bus terminal not unsimilar to TBS with the proposed Sg Buloh – Kajang MRT line.

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Updates #46

Updates #46 1. Letter: Cabbies, please pity disabled passengers (The Star) – Chai from Gombak writes a letter to taxi drivers asking them to show a little kindness & pity. 2. Article: Work at home saves RM500 (The Star) – early results of the Civil Service’s work at home programme shows financial and time savings […]

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Updates #45

Updates #45 1. Article: Relocation of Puduraya bus terminal won’t affect service (Malay Mail) – UDA Mall Sdn Bhd chief operating officer Salamah Ismail comments on the shift of intercity bus service from the Puduraya terminal to a temporary terminal at Bukit Jalil. 2. Letter: Rapid Penang buses offer top service (NST) – Tai Lung […]

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Updates #42

Updates #42 1. Letter: Pickpockets on the prowl (The Star) – Hanif Hussein writes a letter reminding users of public transport (and public space in general) to be aware of their surroundings. 2. Article: Cheaper ride to Ferringhi (NST) – RapidPenang Route 102 (Penang Airport – Teluk Bahang) was launched on 15 March 2010. You […]