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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.]

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Updates #92

Updates #92 1. Article: Essential to have reliable transport system (NST, 30 June 2011) – A commentary and update on plans to improve public transport in JB and the Iskandar region, as well as cross-border connections between JB and Singapore. [TRANSIT: This article deserves its own post as there are some questionable statements and claims […]

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Iskandar commuter train proposal not finalized yet

TRANSIT took note of this article a few days ago, which states that the proposal for the commuter train for the Iskandar Development Region (south Johor) has not been finalized – and the winning contractor not selected yet. This comes after recent articles in which the Johor MB was said to have given approval to […]

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Proposal for Iskandar-Johor commuter system approved in less than 3 months. TRANSIT: Here we go again

TRANSIT took note of some more very interesting news from down south, in which the Menteri Besar of Johor Abdul Ghani Othman announced that he had given approval to Metropolitan Commuter Network Sdn. Bhd. to construct a commuter rail network for south Johor (the Iskandar Development Region and Johor Baru). The “proposal” for the rail […]

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Almere, Netherlands: A ‘blank canvas’ for bus-based, Transit Oriented Development

TRANSIT took note of two very interesting posts on Jarrett Walker’s Human Transit blog which focus on the bus-oriented development of Almere, Netherlands. almere, netherlands as bus-oriented development (Human Transit) guest post: richard lenthall on the busways of almere, netherlands (Human Transit) Almere, Netherlands is a small community that was designed first and foremost around […]

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Johor MB: Kempas to be site of railway’s southern hub. TRANSIT: So what happens to the newly-opened JB Sentral?

TRANSIT noted this article in which the Johor Menteri Besar Abdul Ghani Othman comments on future plans for Kempas as a railway hub in southern Malaysia. Kempas, for those of you who do not know, is the interchange where the spur lines to the ports of Tanjung Pelapas and Pasir Gudang meet the main railway […]

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A royal locomotive ride for Johor Sultan (update#1)

TRANSIT took note of this story, referring to the Sultan of Johor’s Kembara Mahkota “meet the people journey” in Johor later in June. The story was also published in the NST. A royal locomotive ride for Johor Sultan (The Star) JOHOR BARU: For his meet-the-rakyat journey this year, the Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum […]