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Hentian Putra remains open while bus lanes closed for repair until 31 October

TRANSIT took note of this announcement regarding the closure of the internal bus lanes at Hentian Putra, the bus terminal near the Putra World Trade Centre, Hentian Putra KTM Komuter halt, and PWTC LRT station. The repairs are expected to be completed by 31 October. Putra terminal bus lanes closed (The Star) Sunday September 11, […]

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No bus for you, Tapah to Teluk Intan!

TRANSIT took note of another abrupt shutdown of a bus route, seriously inconveniencing public transport users. Bus commuters left in the lurch over service disruption (The Star) 8 September 2011 THE abrupt discontinuation of the bus service plying the Tapah to Teluk Intan route has left hundreds of commuters in a spot, reported Malaysia Nanban. […]

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KTM Update: Butterworth railway station pulled down for development – but not for Penang Sentral

TRANSIT recently took note of these articles announcing the demolition of the Butterworth Railway station as part of the Electrification & Double Tracking project from Ipoh to Padang Besar. The old Butterworth Station will be replaced with a new railway station – one that will presumably be designed to accommodate more electric train services as […]

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Brickfields bus & taxi lane delayed until after Deepavali. Will the new initiatives make a difference?

TRANSIT has taken note of recent plans to build bus & taxi lanes on Jalan Tun Sambanthan in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur. Originally we were told that the bus & taxi lanes would be in place by August 20th. However, we have recently learned that the Federal Territories & Urban Wellbeing Ministry will be delaying the […]

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Klang residents want the council to improve public amenities such as bus stops, phone booths and taxi stands

TRANSIT took note of this interesting article detailing residents complaints about bus stops, phone booths and taxi stands in central Klang. TRANSIT has always had a soft spot for Klang. We still do not understand why the local government & Selangor Government have allowed the “Royal Town” to become so run-down and disappointing. The construction […]

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People stay away from pedestrian bridge due to safety concern. TRANSIT: Surprise, surprise.

TRANSIT took note of this article detailing concerns about a pedestrian flyover near the Hang Tuah LRT & Monorail interchange. Apparently the flyover has been occupied by vagrants and is unlit at night – discouraging people from using the flyover and instead, risking their safety crossing the street below. TRANSIT is saddened and disappointed but […]

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No bus for you! Company stops bus service to three housing estates in Seremban

TRANSIT took note of more depressing news as another suburban area has lost its bus service: Company stops bus service to three housing estates in Seremban (The Star, 17 August 2011) RESIDENTS in Taman Permai, Taman Duyung and Taman Oakland have been left stranded as the bus service to the residential areas has stopped since […]

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SPAD: Don’t politicize public transport. TRANSIT: Too late, the train has left the station.

TRANSIT took note of an interesting set of comments from SPAD Chair Syed Hamid Albar, in which he warned public transport operators not to politicize issues with public transport. But as you can see from our analysis, his comments may come too late. Two recent events and a few others have demonstrated to us that […]

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Taxi: are cabbies going to get ‘political’ on the gov’t as well?

TRANSIT took note of a very interesting article in Free Malaysia Today, announcing that cab drivers were going to organize a protest on Sunday, 31 July over what is described as government apathy over the issues they have raised. We have to wonder if this protest, coming so soon after a protest of KTM Railwaymen’s […]

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Updates #96

Updates #96 1. Hotline Story: Stop as you please? Passengers forced to alight even in the middle of the road (Malay Mail, 26 July 2011) – Priveena Mahan complains about being dropped off in the middle of the street. [TRANSIT: RapidKL responds here explaining that they cannot always approach bus stops properly because of parked […]