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25th July 2009 – Dialogue on Extension of Kelana Jaya LRT line to Subang Jaya, USJ & Putra Heights

TRANSIT received a copy of the messages below from Moaz Yusuf Ahmad, a member and resident of Subang Jaya Event: Briefing/Dialogue on LRT to Subang Jaya Date : 25- 07 -09 (Saturday) Time : 4 – 6 pm. Venue : 3K Multi-purpose hall, 3K Sports Complex, Subang Jaya. Co- organizers : SJRA, USJRA, BSRA, SJ […]

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Bicycle Complaints - Other High Speed Rail KTM Komuter (Klang Valley) News & Events Taxi

Updates #13

1. JOHN TEO: Our taxis the bane of travelers to KL (NST) – This editorial by John Teo comments on the state of Taxi service in KL and the problems that a poor taxi service is creating for residents and tourists alike. 2. Cyclist thrown off bike as tyre gets stuck between grating on drain […]

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Information Stage Bus Universal Design

Developments in Penang

Two articles about public transport in Penang have caught the attention of TRANSIT. Buses for the disabled RAPID Penang began deploying disabled-friendly buses with six put on the streets yesterday. The buses operate on the 101 Batu Feringghi – Weld Quay – Batu Ferringhi route with the first bus leaving the Batu Ferringhi terminal behind […]

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Comments on Government Comments on Planning Information News & Events

Commentary: KL-Singapore High Speed Rail proposal

TRANSIT recently noted that YTL Corporation’s proposal for a High Speed Rail link between KL and Singapore has been brought back to life. The following articles have more information: YTL Hopes For Bullet Train Project To Materialise (Business Times) YTL Hopes For Bullet Train Project To Materialise (Bernama) YTL: KL-S’pore bullet train project economically viable (Business Times) […]

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Information News & Events Planning

More about Ipoh

Our recent posting discussed the status of public transport in the state of Perak. It was reported that Ipoh Sentral, a project planned by the Pakatan Rakyat government, was still being considered. However, the current BN government is looking towards improving the public transport terminals at Medan Kidd and Medan Gopeng and asking the new […]

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Information News & Events Planning Stage Bus

Updates #12

Updates 1. Rapid Development (The Star) – A new plan for a RapidPenang bus “sub-depot” at Weld Quay is announced. 2. E-ticketing system to curb touting activities (The Star) – an electronic ticketing system will be introduced at Puduraya to curb touting activities. [TRANSIT: Think of the self-service kiosks at airports or the Ticket Vending […]

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Information News & Events Planning Stage Bus

Puduraya Facelift

Information about the Puduraya facelift planned by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Nazri and Federal Territories Minister Thamby Nong Chik have come to our attention. Because of the importance of this topic we at TRANSIT have decided to give it a separate posting. For regular updates about information about the Puduraya facelift, follow the […]

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Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) News & Events

Press Conference by residents of Putra Heights regarding LRT extension

Moaz from TRANSIT attended a press conference held by Putra Heights residents regarding the plan to extend the Kelana Jaya LRT line to Putra Heights. The residents are objecting to the possibility that the extension would run past a Tenaga Nasional powerline and past their houses within Putra Heights.  In the image below, the path […]

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News & Events Stage Bus

Six new bus stops for Puchong

Puchong Residents may wish to take note of this article below. Please see the link for further details. Monday May 4, 2009 Six new bus stops for Puchong folk By SALINA KHALID PUCHONG residents will have six new bus stops by the end of June. The bus stops which are still under construction, are located […]

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KTM Komuter (Klang Valley) Media Reports News & Events

Article: Residents blame KTM project for drainage problem

Residents blame KTM project for drainage problem Saturday February 7, 2009 by Priya Menon According to the residents, the new Batu Cantonment KTM Commuter station that links Sentul to Batu Caves being built near their homes has caused the drainage system to turn into shambles. The construction work that began in 2007 has caused much […]