Updates #82 1. An Electric Trike In The Trunk Makes For The Ultimate Hybrid Eco-Car(Fastcompany.com, 22 April 2011) – The Geely McCar concept (electric or electric hybrid) includes a built-in electrically powered trike (3 wheel scooter) that fits into the space between the driver & passenger seats. [TRANSIT: Now this is an interesting concept – […]
TRANSIT took note of the updates on the progress of the Bridge Express Shuttle Transit (BEST) service introduced in Penang on 1 March 2011. B.E.S.T. is an effort from the Penang Government to reduce the number of private vehicles crossing the Penang Bridge by providing an alternative free public transport shuttle bus service to the […]
Updates #73 1. Article: Integrated public transportation within a year: DPM (NST) – Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yasin took his trip on the Klang Valley public transport system and claimed that the public transport system can be integrated within a year.
TRANSIT notes this article which states that the Penang government has approved an allocation for an additional 6 buses to operate the Bridge Express Shuttle Transit (B.E.S.T.) service between Sebarang Prai and the Bayan Lepas Free Trade Zone. This is an increase of RM600,000 per year to the investment from the Penang Government to hire […]
Updates #68 1. Letter: Upgrade facilities at stations now (The Star) – Lena Lim of Seremban complains about the inadequate facilities at the LRT and Komuter stations at the Bandar Tasik Selatan interchange. 2. Article: Homeless show their usefulness (The Star) – 22 homeless persons engaged in a gotong-royong community cleanup at the Klang Bus […]
TRANSIT took note of this creatively headlined article in the Star referring to the approval of the “Bridge Express Shuttle Transit” or “BEST” service which will begin operations on 1 March 2011