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Klang Sentral Terminal B shuts down

TRANSIT takes note of this article in the Malay Mail that announces the shut down of Terminal B at the controversial Klang Sentral bus station. Klang’s Terminal B closes after nine months Nine months — that’s how long it lasted Nevash Nair, Tuesday, August 4th, 2009 05:45:00 THE shutters have finally come down at Terminal […]

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Key Result Areas for Public Transport

Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak announced his “Key Result Areas” – areas that need to see significant improvement in a short time – today and public transport barely made the list. According to the report from the Star The Kelana Jaya LRT line is to get 35 new four-car train sets by 2012 as part […]

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With bus operators easily flouting the laws – who protects the public transport users?

TRANSIT took note of this very interesting article in the Star Metro section on 23 June 2009 that outlines some of the challenges faced by the major bus operators thanks to poor planning, weak government agencies, and total disrespect for the law. 23 June 2009 Law-abiding bus operators hard hit by underhanded monopoly Story and […]

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Shah Alam to get new bus terminal complex

TRANSIT takes note of this update on the proposed bus terminal complex in Shah Alam. Shah Alam to get new bus terminal complex Saturday May 2, 2009 SHAH ALAM will soon have its own bus terminal complex. The bus terminal complex, to be housed at Section U1 near the Batu Tiga police station, will be […]

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RapidKL dumps RM12m Klang Sentral

TRANSIT came across this article in the Malay Mail today indicating that government-linked bus operator RapidKL has given up on the Klang Sentral bus terminal. RapidKL dumps RM12m Klang Sentral Company can’t run profitably with just 20-passenger average, it says Nevash Nair Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009 07:28:00 AN average of 20 passengers during peak hours. […]

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Klang’s curse

As promised, more information about public transport issues in Klang. Klang’s curse By NEVASH NAIR February 20, 2009 Categories: News Klang folk must be cursing their luck, for their woes appear to be endless. Days after Malay Mail reported inaction by the Klang Municipal Council over the poor maintenance of facilities and garbage collection in […]

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Selangor looks at a five prong plan to bolster its economy

TRANSIT member Peter forwarded this letter to us this morning and we share it with you. Selangor looks at a five prong plan to bolster its economy The Malaysian Insider SHAH ALAM, March 4 — The Selangor state government has identified five initiatives that can help stimulate the economy said Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul […]

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Klang MP wants to play mediator

This article came to our attention today. Klang MP Charles Santiago wants to be the mediator between the Klang Sentral management, bus companies, traders and consumer groups on the various problems plaguing the new terminal.  He told Malay Mail yesterday that he had the expertise to conduct a forum where all parties involved could understand […]

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Commentary: Klang folk are still upset over the relocation away from town

TRANSIT noted this commentary in the Star newspaper today, which shows clearly that the Klang Sentral issue is still relevant – even though the controversy may have died down.  Since Elan Parumal has written so well about the issue there is not much for TRANSIT to say – but look for comments between quotes from […]