Update: Check out Donald Shoup’s report, The High Cost of Free Parking (University of California Transportation Centre) Update: Check out the worst cities in the world for parking according to the IBM Commuter Pain Index Our original post: For 5 years and in fact, many more, the members of TRANSIT have been talking about improving […]
Updated with additional articles! TRANSIT took note of this interesting and disappointing news about the Brickfields – Jalan Tun Sambanthan bus lane, shut down by the government beginning February 6th, after only 2 months in operation. The big question from TRANSIT is WHY? What are the reasons why the government chose to back down on […]
Updates #100 NOTE: Because of the Hari Raya Aidilfitri & Balik Kampung, this update will cover 2 weeks of public transport news.
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 […]
Updates #95 1. Letter(s): Make them pay for it / Bus lanes not fully utilised (Malay Mail, 21 July 2011) – two letters complaining about bus lanes and buses & taxis that drop off passengers in live lanes. 2. Video: KVMRT / MyRapidTransit has posted a series of videos on YouTube showing impressions of new […]
TRANSIT took note of these two articles discussing questions about the LRT extension alignments and concerns that Prasarana has not shared enough information about the project. Residents in the dark over LRT extension (The Star) 10 March 2011 By Lim Chia Ying THE briefing by Prasarana on the LRT extension at the Subang Jaya Municipal […]
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 […]
TRANSIT takes note of some interesting articles related to parking issues at LRT stations in Petaling Jaya … which may be of interest and concern to residents of Bandar Kinrara, Puchong, Subang Jaya, USJ, Putra Heights and Subang Alam who live within walking distance (and parking distance) of the proposed LRT stations. Parking issue at […]