The year 2011 has been quite tumultuous for public transport and indeed, for many people in many places throughout the world. Specifically to public transport, we in Malaysia have seen a number of major changes.
For some time, TRANSIT has been following proposals for a bus rapid transit (BRT) system in Kuching. The early proposal for a BRT system was called the Kuching City Area Transit (CAT, of course) and would have had a number of lines running through the Kuching town area as well as to the north side […]
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 […]
TRANSIT took note of this interesting set of articles detailing Amar Abang Johari Openg’s continued push to get a Bus Rapid Transit system built in Kuching. Abang Jo, Satok Assemblyman and Minister of Housing and Urban Development … and possible successor to the Chief Minister of Sarawak, has been calling for the Federal Government to […]
TRANSIT takes note of this article commenting on plans to decentralize public transport in Kuching with a number of transport hubs. Kuching to get RM200 million transport hubs (NST) 2010/04/14 By Desmond Davidson KUCHING: The transport network here will be decentralised through a series of “suburb hubs” to be built in key residential areas. Housing […]
TRANSIT has been following the 3rd Session of the 12th Parliament for information relating to public transport. This is a question related to Kuching, which was discussed in Parliament on 1 March 2010. SOALAN: Tuan Chong Chieng Jen [Bandar Kuching] minta PERDANA MENTERI menyatakan berapakah peruntukan telah diagihkan oleh Kerajaan persekutuan untuk mengadakan sistem pengangkutan […]