TRANSIT took note of the following article describing legal issues that will delay the approval of the Kinrara-Damansara Expressway. Apparently the company that will build the expressway and has received ‘conditional approval’ from the Works Ministry and support from Selangor Menteri Besar Khalid Ibrahim, has failed to get approval from the Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya…in […]
Haphazard halts are a sign of haphazard planning and policy and organization and management….and especially leadership.
TRANSIT took note of this article in the Star Metro which reminded us how much more needs to be done to improve public transport organization and management in the Klang Valley. Haphazard halts (The Star Metro, 29 April 2014) MORE often than not, public buses in the Klang Valley can be seen stopping to pick […]
Bus-Rapid Transit plan and water taxis for Petaling Jaya?
TRANSIT took note of this interesting piece of information from the Selangor Times – a plan for “Rapid Transit Bus” routes, minibus services and limited-stop bus routes in Petaling Jaya. Click here for a larger version of the image above. The February 3, 2012 issue of Selangor Times can be seen here in the scribd […]
‘Solutions’ to public transport problems focusing on the bus industry, not public transport users
By now everyone should be aware that a major crisis is taking place in the bus industry. The shut down of CityLiner bus services throughout was the major ‘tipping pint’ in a series of crises [TRANSIT: refer to our “No Bus for You” series of posts] that showed the precarious state of public transport and […]
Update: TRANSIT notes that Anthony Thanasayan will return as a councillor for MBPJ (Petaling Jaya City Council). We wish to extend our congratulations to Anthony and to all councillors who have returned to serve. TRANSIT notes this column from activist Anthony Thanasayan, commenting on improvements to accessibility and universal design in some sections of Petaling […]
TRANSIT took note of this article in the Star Metro, announcing the opening of a bus terminal in Damansara Damai in northern Petaling Jaya. A google map showing the location of the terminal can be found here. Bus terminal in Damansara Damai opens (Star Metro) 19 April 2010 Yip Yoke TengA NEW bus terminal was […]