LRT-LRT ticketing integration begins today, 28 November 2011 (Update #1)

Update: This article from the NST describes a smooth transition to the new integrated ticketing system! TRANSIT took note of the news that LRT – LRT ticketing integration will begin on 28 November 2011. Of course, the LRT-LRT ticketing integration is not really that big a deal. And unfortunately, customers will not benefit from a … More LRT-LRT ticketing integration begins today, 28 November 2011 (Update #1)

World Car(e)free Day is September 22. How will you celebrate?

TRANSIT has taken note that World Carfree Day is celebrated on 22 September of every year. According to the article below, this is the first time Car free day is being celebrated in Malaysia. Actually, that is not true. Many people have celebrated Car-free day in Malaysia. Some people celebrate Car-free day each & every … More World Car(e)free Day is September 22. How will you celebrate?

“A survey on the new ticketing system introduced by RapidKl bus”

TRANSIT took note of this survey about RapidKL’s New Bus Ticketing System introduced by a student at Mara College. Assalamualaikum w.b.t and hello everyone. My name is Nur Atiqah binti Md Salehuddin, the second year student at Mara College Seremban in International Baccalaureate (IB) programme. I’m doing a survey for my Internal Assessment in Business … More “A survey on the new ticketing system introduced by RapidKl bus”

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.]

More community buses for Selangor? When and how?

TRANSIT took note of this article which focuses on the discussion of the upcoming Selangor state budget and related public consultations. In one of the discussions, a proposal was made to expand on community shuttle bus services using the model from Petaling Jaya. Although the article suggests that the Housing & Local Government Minister Ronnie … More More community buses for Selangor? When and how?

Prasarana’s Media Briefing on Integrated Ticketing System Project to take place on 14 June 2011 (Update #1)

Update: TRANSIT has now learned the date of the briefing and the location. It will take place on 14 June 2011 at Bukit Jalil LRT Station starting at 10am! TRANSIT took note of this press release from Prasarana with information on a planned briefing on the integration of the LRT & Monorail ticketing systems. Click … More Prasarana’s Media Briefing on Integrated Ticketing System Project to take place on 14 June 2011 (Update #1)

Updates #84

Updates #84 1. Article: Puduraya area almost free of ticket scalping (Malay Mail, 5 Mail 2011) 2. Article: Terminal Bas ala KL Sentral – discusses a proposal to revamp the Terminal One bus terminal in Seremban to make it more like KL Sentral. [TRANSIT: The irony here being that KL Sentral was never designed as … More Updates #84

ETS Update: New fares and ‘packages’ beginning 1 May 2011

TRANSIT took note of a very interesting article in KOSMO! announcing the new ETS fare scheme which will begin on 1 May 2011. The new fares are introduced as three ‘packages’ namely silver, gold and platinum. Platinum trains will serve only 3 stations (Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur and KL Sentral). Gold trains will serve 8 stations … More ETS Update: New fares and ‘packages’ beginning 1 May 2011

Penang Hill Railway restarts operations on 25 April 2011

TRANSIT took note of this article about the Penang Hill Railway, which restarted operations yesterday. 2,000 take upgraded Penang Hill train (The Star) Tuesday April 26, 2011 By JOSEPHINE JALLEH GEORGE TOWN: A honeymooning couple from Saudi Arabia was among some 2,000 tourists and locals who boarded the Penang Hill funicular train, which resumed operations … More Penang Hill Railway restarts operations on 25 April 2011