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Updates #100

Updates #100 NOTE: Because of the Hari Raya Aidilfitri & Balik Kampung, this update will cover 2 weeks of public transport news.

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Complaints - Other Ferry/Water-based Transport Local Councils News & Events SPAD / LTC Taxi Transit Infrastructure

Updates #82

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 – […]

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Comments on Government Comments on Planning Feedback Ferry/Water-based Transport Information News & Events Planning Stage Bus Taxi Universal Design

Penang update: Rapid Penang primed for growth?

TRANSIT dedicates this post to stories from up north, namely Penang and the Northern Corridor Economic Region (comprising Penang, Perlis, Kedah and Northern Perak). Information For more information about RapidPenang bus routes, please visit the informative website http://www.rapidpg.com.my, the RapidPenang facebook page or Twitter Feed. TRANSIT Says: We find that RapidPenang has really become a […]

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Updates #27

Updates #27 1. Article: Thai train derails, killing eight (The Star) – a train from Trang bound for Bangkok derailed near the town of Hua Hin. 2. Update: Subang Alam – Putra Heights residents have updated their blog on the LRT extension – http://saphlrttaskforce.blogspot.com/ 3. Letter: Improve Cheras transport system (Malay Mail) – another letter in support […]

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Comments on Government Comments on Planning Community Shuttle Bus Complaints - Bus Services Feedback Ferry/Water-based Transport Information Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) Monorail News & Events Planning Stage Bus Taxi

Updates #26

Updates #26 1. Article: Stuck with old fares (Malay Mail) – Questions why the CVLB has allowed exorbitant coupon parking rates to remain in certain busy areas of Kuala Lumpur. [TRANSIT: We believe that the best solution for coupon rates is to have government regulated and monitored coupon stands] 2. Two interesting sources on the […]

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Penang plans an integrated public transport system

TRANSIT takes note of the plans to develop an integrated public transport system in the state of Penang (Negeri Pulau Pinang). TRANSIT gave our feedback to the state government back in June, 2008, in this paper. A discussion of the proposals has already started on the skyscrapercity.com forum here. Penang plans integrated transport system (NST) […]

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Information News & Events Planning Stage Bus

Updates #12

Updates 1. Rapid Development (The Star) – A new plan for a RapidPenang bus “sub-depot” at Weld Quay is announced. 2. E-ticketing system to curb touting activities (The Star) – an electronic ticketing system will be introduced at Puduraya to curb touting activities. [TRANSIT: Think of the self-service kiosks at airports or the Ticket Vending […]

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Water taxis for Penang?

TRANSIT took note of this article today, which is really two articles in one. In the article, Water taxis an alternative for Penangites, Minister of Transport Ong Tee Keat speaks up in favour of a proposal for water taxis in Penang – apparently mooted by the Penang Port Commission. The funny thing is that many […]

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Updates #10

Updates 1. Article: New twist to Penang ferry issue (The Star) – Penang Port Sdn. Bhd Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer Ahmad Ibnihajar criticizes the Penang Ports Commission and the state government for issuing statements on the matter of the transfer of the Penang Ferry. For your information, Penang Port Sdn. Bhd. is a […]

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Updates #9

1. Letter: Ipoh’s public transport system driving us all nuts 2. Article: Ex-PPC chief to rescue Penang’s iconic tourist attraction 3. Commentary: Penang gov’t right in revamping ferry service