Monorail extension to Jalan Klang Lama – will it help or hurt existing monorail service?

TRANSIT has taken note of the Malaysian government’s plans to expand KL Monorail service by introducing 4-carriage trains with greater capacity, as well as extending the KL Monorail service to Taman Gembira along Jalan Klang Lama. Malaysian monorail builder Scomi Rail has been given the contract to provide the 12 new 4-carriage trains, which will … More Monorail extension to Jalan Klang Lama – will it help or hurt existing monorail service?

Final draft of Greater KL/KV masterplan now on SPAD website (Update #1 – guess what)

Update: It is interesting to note that this post is TRANSIT’s 888th published post! TRANSIT notes that the final draft of the Greater Kuala Lumpur / Klang Valley masterplan has now been posted to the SPAD website under the section about the National Public Transport Masterplan (which, incidentally, should be posted to the SPAD website … More Final draft of Greater KL/KV masterplan now on SPAD website (Update #1 – guess what)

ETP: Masterplan is not just about MRT. TRANSIT: But the MRT is all you seem to be talking about!

TRANSIT took note of a very interesting commentary from Ahmad Suhaili Idrus, the Director of the Urban Public Transport NKRA and Greater Kuala Lumpur / Klang Valley NKEA in response to a letter from TRANSIT’s Advisor Rajiv Rishyakaran, regarding recent comments by Idris Jala that the Klang Valley would be choked by 2020 if the … More ETP: Masterplan is not just about MRT. TRANSIT: But the MRT is all you seem to be talking about!

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 … More SPAD to reveal public transport master plan and MRT Line 2 plan soon

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 … More SPAD: MRT part of 20-year plan. TRANSIT: May we see the plan?

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