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MRT Update: MRT Logo design contest from 3 July – 3 August 2011 (Update #1)

Update: Apparently there are now more than 200 logos entered into the MRT Logo Design contest! With the launching of the Sg. Buloh – Kajang MRT project now 4 days away, TRANSIT took note of the following information: A logo contest has been announced for the design of the MRT logo. More information, including designs […]

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No SCORE: Sarawak Minister suggests that the proposed Miri-Bintulu rail corridor may become a white elephant

TRANSIT took note of this article from the Borneo Post, in which Sarawak’s Infrastructure Development & Communications Minister comments unfavourably about the proposed Miri-Bintulu railway corridor, which is part of the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE). The feasibility of the railway link is being examined as part of the organized development which is to […]

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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 […]

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Blame the developers for traffic congestion … but not the developers alone.

TRANSIT’s Zul was interviewed in Free Malaysia Today discussing some of the reasons behind the overwhelming traffic congestion that we face on our roads today. Blame the developers for traffic congestion (Free Malaysia Today) Patrick Lee May 20, 2011 Local councils usually left traffic planning to developers who normally don’t have a clue about traffic […]

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“You talking to me?” About the MRT?

The folks at dotdotdot.my, a new take on the blog concept in Malaysia, began by taking a look at the MRT project, the largest infrastructure project in Malaysia. And TRANSIT, along with SPAD CEO Mohd. Nur Kamal as well as members of the public were interviewed for the podcast, which can be downloaded here. Episode […]

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MRT Update: Planning & Building the Klang Valley MRT

IMPORTANT NOTE from TRANSIT: With the completion of the Public Display for MRT Line 1 (Sg. Buloh to Klang), TRANSIT has revised our post on the Public Display for MRT line 1 (Sg.Buloh – Kajang) to focus on the alignment, planning & construction for MRT Line 1 only. All information & articles related to the […]

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PMBOA: No bus for you! (Update #2)

Update: Sabak Barnam loses its bus link to Kuala Selangor! Update: Commuters and Consumer NGOs comment on the possible shutdown of bus services! TRANSIT took note of this interesting series of articles detailing how bus services in Peninsular Malaysia have declined (especially in rural and suburban areas) due to the rising cost of fuel, parts […]

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MBPJ Town Hall Meeting with SPAD on 28 April

TRANSIT took note of this announcement for a Town Hall Meeting with MBPJ on the MRT project. Please Attend! MBPJ Town Hall Meeting with SPAD There will be a meeting organized by MBPJ to discuss the MRT project. Officers from SPAD will be present. Details are as below: Date: Thursday, 28th April 2011 Time: 9:30am […]

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MRT Update: Perkasa claims MMC-Gamuda is blocking Bumi companies for MRT project (Update #1)

Update: Prasarana MD Shahril Mokhtar has denied the allegation! from Perkasa! TRANSIT took note of this very surprising (but not wholly unexpected) statement from Perkasa, a Malay-rights organization headed by MP Ibrahim Ali, claiming that MMC-Gamuda was blocking Bumi companies in the MRT project. This is in response to complaints mentioned in the Malaysian media […]

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Expansion of highways should include plans for bus lanes.

The members of the Association for the Improvement of Mass-Transit have taken note of the recent report on the Government Transformation Program and the specific concerns about the success of the Urban Public Transport NKRA. We have also noted the recent comments from Minister of Transportation Kong Cho Ha (who is lead minister for this […]