Will unilateral approval of KiDEx fracture the Selangor Government?

TRANSIT took note of the increasingly public disagreement within the Selangor Government about the prioritization of the Kinrara-Damansara expressway also known as the KiDEx ” skyway.” 4 ADUNs from Petaling Jaya have already expressed their opposition to the approval of the expressway and called for greater transparency and suggested that the corridor would be better … More Will unilateral approval of KiDEx fracture the Selangor Government?

This proposed expressway should be Petaling Jaya’s LRT or MRT line!

[Admin; TRANSIT has long objected to the proposed Kinrara Damansara Expressway, as you can see from this draft post which we created 2 years ago] TRANSIT took note of the proposal to build an elevated expressway through the heart of Petaling Jaya. TRANSIT opposes the expressway proposal and strongly recommends that the corridor be used … More This proposed expressway should be Petaling Jaya’s LRT or MRT line!

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)

KTM Update: Diesel Multiple Units (DMUs) for KTM Komuter

TRANSIT takes note of these two very interesting articles about the KTM Komuter service. KTM to buy 4 used trains from Spain (Business Times) By Sharen Kaur Published: 2009/10/19 KERETAPI Melayu Bhd (KTMB) plans to buy four second-hand two-car diesel multiple units (DMUs) from Spain for RM28 million. [TRANSIT: See a photo of the old train here … More KTM Update: Diesel Multiple Units (DMUs) for KTM Komuter

Comment: Stuck with dirty diesel (The Star)

TRANSIT has been following the introduction of new petrol and diesel standards to the market with great interest – because cleaner fuels mean cleaner buses, lower emissions, more efficiency (and lower costs) and they are better for the environment! Stuck with dirty diesel (The Star) Friday September 11, 2009 WHY NOT? BY WONG SAI WAN … More Comment: Stuck with dirty diesel (The Star)