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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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At what cost shall SPAD defend the MRT contractual model? (Update #1)

TRANSIT members learned with interest of the SPAD CEO’s enlightening statements in response to criticism over the appointment of Gamuda-MMC as the project delivery partner (PDP) for the MRT project. Advantages of PDP model for the Klang Valley MRT — Mohd Nur Kamal (Malaysian Insider) March 28, 2011 MARCH 28 — I read with some […]

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HSR Update: The Star’s Managing Editor comments on ‘High-speed, high-cost rail”

Recently TRANSIT took note of another interesting article, a comment by Managing Editor P. Gunasegaran regarding the proposed High Speed Rail Link from KL to Singapore. High-speed, high-cost rail (The Star) A QUESTION OF BUSINESS By P. GUNASEGARAM p.guna@thestar.com.my Why we should look for cheaper alternatives before embarking on an expensive rail link to Singapore […]

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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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HSR Update: Mixed views on KL-Singapore rail link

TRANSIT took note of this article updating the KL-Singapore HSR link. Mixed views on KL-Singapore rail link (Star Biz) 10 March 2011 By SHARIDAN M. ALI sharidan@thestar.com.my PETALING JAYA: The proposed Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail link has gained support owing to its potential to boost growth and [but?] there are also concern[s] the project could […]

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Consultant: Buses cannot replace MRT; TRANSIT: MRT cannot replace buses (Update #1)

TRANSIT took note of the recent comments from ERE Consulting Group which appeared to rubbish TRANSIT’s comments favouring Bus Rapid Transit and Expressway Rapid Transit over investment in the MRT network. It was argued that Bus Rapid Transit would not have the capacity to match MRT and the existing road networks were already constrained with […]

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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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MRT Update: Do we need an MRT to Shah Alam & Klang? (Update #1)

Updated with poll! Read through our post and join our poll – conveniently placed at the bottom of this post! TRANSIT has taken note of the updated plans for the MRT network, which (as you know by now) are actually quite different from the original MMC-Gamuda proposal. If you have been following the plan (or […]

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Penang LRT project to be revived?

TRANSIT took note of this article in the Business Times which suggests that the Penang LRT project will be revived soon. The proposal for a Penang Monorail or LRT has been mentioned again and again, with different ideas about how a monorail / LRT network could be designed. TRANSIT of course have our own ideas […]