GTP Update: Minister of Transport comments on GTP report

TRANSIT notes the recent comments from the Minister of Transport regarding the recent Government Transformation Programme report, which said that the Urban Public Transport NKRA did not meet all expectations. TRANSIT has long said that more attention needs to be given to the urban public transport by creating an authority that would manage & organize … More GTP Update: Minister of Transport comments on GTP report

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 … More Public transport user satisfaction is only 48% (Update #1)

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

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?

Updates #43

Updates #43 1. Article: Push for a bike friendly city goes on (The Star) – Information about a plan to make Penang more bicycle friendly. For more information you may also want to see http://www.pbb.com.my. 2. Article: Call to install partitions in taxis (Malay Mail) – Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department T. Murugiah … More Updates #43

Public Transport in the 3rd Session of the 12th Parliament (Update #15)

Dewan Negara – Updated with Order Paper and Hansard for 26-29 April! Update: We have now shifted to the Dewan Negara (Senate) Dewan Rakyat – Updated with the Order Paper and Hansard for 16, 18, 22-25, 29-30 March, and 1, 5-8, 12-15, 19-22 April (BM only)! TRANSIT will follow the 3rd Session of the 12th Malaysian … More Public Transport in the 3rd Session of the 12th Parliament (Update #15)