Selangor Government makes unwise decision to proceed with study of elevated highway through Petaling Jaya

TRANSIT took note of the unfortunate news that the Selangor Government will move ahead with studies for the Kinrara Damansara Expressway, also known as KiDEx or the KiDEx “skyway” (a falsely romanticized name just as false as the pictures on their website) Selangor approves studies on plan for elevated highway, KiDEx (The Malay Mail, 11 … More Selangor Government makes unwise decision to proceed with study of elevated highway through Petaling Jaya

ADUNs in Petaling Jaya call for PJ LRT instead of proposed Kinrara Damansara Expressway

Transit took note of the proposal from 4 ADUN in the Selangor State Assembly (representing Petaling Jaya) that the route of the proposed Kinrara Damansara Expressway (a.k.a. “KiDex” or “KIDEX Skyway“) would be better utilized for public transportation. Image of proposed Rapid Transit (orange) in KiDex corridor (blue)

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 … More Bus-Rapid Transit plan and water taxis for Petaling Jaya?

MRT Update: Do we need an MRT to Shah Alam & Klang? (Update #1)

Updated with poll! Read through our post and join our poll – conveniently placed at the bottom of this post! TRANSIT has taken note of the updated plans for the MRT network, which (as you know by now) are actually quite different from the original MMC-Gamuda proposal. If you have been following the plan (or … More MRT Update: Do we need an MRT to Shah Alam & Klang? (Update #1)

Stories of a wheelchair-friendly PJ (update #1)

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 … More Stories of a wheelchair-friendly PJ (update #1)

“Wan’s Central’ Bus terminal in Damansara Damai opens

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 … More “Wan’s Central’ Bus terminal in Damansara Damai opens

Let’s save Petaling Jaya with public transport!

TRANSIT noted a very interesting set of articles in The Star Metro section on 26 October, which focus on the issues of public transport in Petaling Jaya. Pushing the need for better public transport Close encounter with PJ’s community bus service The articles scored a point with many of the people at TRANSIT, who wonder … More Let’s save Petaling Jaya with public transport!

Proposed ‘Sentral’ Terminal for Petaling Jaya – TRANSIT has a better idea

TRANSIT took note of this story in the Star Metro, Developer proposes public transportation hub in Kota Damansara to address traffic woes. The article suggests that the proposal was well-received by the Datuk Bandar (Mayor) of Petaling Jaya, Datuk Mohamad Roslan Sakiman. TRANSIT does not support the idea of a single ‘sentral’ public transport hub … More Proposed ‘Sentral’ Terminal for Petaling Jaya – TRANSIT has a better idea

Proposal for temporary extension of Kelana Jaya LRT

TRANSIT has been in contact with MPs and ADUN and other wakil rakyat in the Klang Valley to help increase awareness about public transport issues. This recent posting from PJ Utara MP Tony Pua discusses a proposal that we have made recently for a short extension of the Kelana Jaya LRT line to the existing … More Proposal for temporary extension of Kelana Jaya LRT