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Conference on Urban Mass Transit ~ March 16-17

TRANSIT has been invited to a conference on Urban Mass Transit on March 16-17 in Kuala Lumpur. We will be participating in Session 8, Taking a holistic approach to improving public transport system from the public users perspective Some of the points to discuss may include: • Incorporating a strategic safety policy into normal working […]

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Commentary: Klang folk are still upset over the relocation away from town

TRANSIT noted this commentary in the Star newspaper today, which shows clearly that the Klang Sentral issue is still relevant – even though the controversy may have died down.  Since Elan Parumal has written so well about the issue there is not much for TRANSIT to say – but look for comments between quotes from […]

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Transit says: Have your say on 2nd Economic Stimulus Package

Transit says: Have your say on 2nd Economic Stimulus Package 23-01-2009 Have your say on second package via Najib’s blog PETALING JAYA: The economy is in trouble. It needs help. And you can help — by having your say on how best to stimulate growth. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, in his […]

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KTM Komuter (Klang Valley) Letters and Articles

Letter: RAIL LINKS: Waiting for an easy ride

This letter in the NST caught our attention. RAIL LINKS: Waiting for an easy ride By AMIR AMAR ABDULLAH, Tanjung Malim 2009/02/06 IN June 2007, the former transport minister proudly announced in the press that the rail double-tracking from Rawang to Ipoh was 98 per cent completed. He also said the commuter service from Tanjung […]

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News & Events Stage Bus

Article: Reviving Semenyih Sentral

Reviving Semenyih Sentral 5 February 2009 Story and photo by GEETHA KRISHNAN THE Semenyih Sentral bus terminal, which was left almost idle for the last three years, is being repositioned to make it a vibrant public transport hub for the southern region of Selangor. Previously on the verge of becoming a white elephant, the terminal […]

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Article: Trains delayed – to 2013

Trains delayed – to 2013 By Pauline Almeida January 30, 2009 The Malay Mail http://www.mmail.com.my/Trains_delayed_-_to_2013.aspx The trains Klang Valley commuters have been waiting for to alleviate their misery will be delayed — yet again. Word from transport industry sources is that planned additional lines and stations for the light rail train (LRT) network is now […]

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Will KTMB’s ambitious plan work?

Will KTMB’s ambitious plan work? January 20, 2009 from the Malay Mail http://www.mmail.com.my/Will_KTMB’s_ambitious_plan_work-e-.aspx Keretapi Tanah Melayu Bhd (KTMB) managing director Abd Radzak Abd Malek has unveiled an ambitious plan to turn his ailing company around: This year, the national railway hopes to post a profit of RM1, which is no mean feat considering that it […]

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Why throw out the buses from KL Sentral?

http://www.malaysiakini.com/letters/96981 Why throw out the buses from KL Sentral? M Zulkarnain Hamzah | Jan 22, 09 4:10pm The Association for the Improvement of Mass Transit (Transit) is very dismayed at the recent news that the Kuala Lumpur Sentral bus hub will be closed. This apparently is due to the commercial development of the only swath […]

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30% increase in fares for express and short-trip buses

30% increase in fares for express and short-trip buses – http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2009/1/23/nation/3093617&sec=nation > The Entrepreneur and Coopera­tive Development Ministry has agreed to a 30% increase in fares for express and short-trip buses, Berita Harian reported. A source told the newspaper that the request by bus operators was approved at a meeting between 200 public transport representatives […]