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 […]
Tag: minibus service
Update: Azmi Sharom wants you to buzz your rep on the bus issue! TRANSIT has taken note of the following letters in the newspapers regarding the public transport crisis – suggesting that the crisis could be resolved with the introduction of van services and owner-operated minibuses. While TRANSIT appreciates the suggestions, and appreciate that vans […]
BRT in Kuching developing a name & face?
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 […]
Updates #58 1. Article: Spotlight on Trams: Penang (Edinburgh Guardian) – Malaysian blogger Anil Netto writes about the history of tram service in Penang and the effort by some campaigners to bring the tram back to Penang. TRANSIT: As nice as the tram campaign is, one really has to ask what has been accomplished beyond […]
Public Transport in Haiti
TRANSIT took note of this very interesting video documentary about ‘Tap-Taps” which are the Haitian versions of ‘Minibus’ / Ang-kot / Sam-lor / ‘Tuk-Tuk’ / ‘Jeepney’ services – small, privately-operated (and usually colourful) vehicles offering local public transport service over short distances. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/haiti/view/tap-tap.html?utm_campaign=various&utm_medium=bulletin&utm_source=sidebar1 Only 3% of the Haitian population own cars so for vast numbers […]