Updates #85 1. Video: Wong Tian Yeong posted this 33 second video of what appears to be a leaking ceiling at Puduraya bus terminal – https://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=1894585558875 – on 9 May 2011. According to this article in the Star, the “leak” was actually a sprinkler head that somehow started gushing water during a test. 2. Letter: […]
Updates #84 1. Article: Puduraya area almost free of ticket scalping (Malay Mail, 5 Mail 2011) 2. Article: Terminal Bas ala KL Sentral – discusses a proposal to revamp the Terminal One bus terminal in Seremban to make it more like KL Sentral. [TRANSIT: The irony here being that KL Sentral was never designed as […]
Updates #83 1. Article: Free Rides (Streets – NST, 26 April 2011) – NST Streets takes a look at 4 free community shuttle buses in the Kuala Lumpur area. More information on shuttle “schedules” can be found here.
Update: David Goh explains in this letter why he was not happy with some aspects of the reopened Puduraya! Update: This article in The Star describes some of the issues at the reopened Puduraya – of course most passengers are very happy with the new facilities – it is the communication issues that need to […]
Updates #80 1. Hotline Story: End of the road (Malay Mail, 1 April 2011) – S. Selvananathan will have to continue to live with the bus stop next to his house.
TRANSIT took note of this article recently which updated us on the Land Public Transport Commission’s plans to deal with touting activities at Puduraya Bus Terminal. Apparently SPAD will be taking a bold approach to dealing with touts and their activities – but we have to wonder why they did not give notice by taking […]
Updates #74 1. Hotline Story: Overcharging by cabbies at the bus terminal (Malay Mail) Nor of Bandar Sunway Selangor complains about overcharging by taxi drivers at the Bukit Jalil temporary terminal. [TRANSIT: This is the same terminal that Halimah Sadique of the CVLB visited once, more than 6 months after Puduraya was closed, where taxi […]
Update: Take note of our most recent post on the reopening of Puduraya here! Updated with photos! TRANSIT has learned that the Puduraya reopening, which was originally scheduled for the end of 2010, then rescheduled for February, then March, will now be delayed to April 16. Interestingly enough, ASTRO AEC took some interesting photos & […]
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 took note of this article which continued with recent comments from SPAD that electronic ticketing would help reduce touting at bus terminals. LPTC: Electronic ticketing can reduce touts (The Star) 7 February 2011 The Land Public Transport Commission has called on bus operators to introduce electronic ticketing to curb touting. LPTC chairman Tan Sri […]