Chartered/Tour Bus Comments on Government Comments on Planning Community Shuttle Bus Feedback Information JPJ / RTD LPKP / CVLB Planning SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Taxi

SPAD has new permit system on the way … re-register by 31 December 2011 or the party is over.

TRANSIT took note of the following article, which is a final update on the permit re-registration process that SPAD has undertaken in Peninsular Malaysia since the beginning of April 2011. The window for the permit re-registration was from April until 30 September 2011, but many people did not re-register in time. SPAD is now saying […]

Complaints - Bus Services Information News & Events Safety, Health and Environment Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC

Should we prepare for a school bus showdown? Or is there a solution on the way?

TRANSIT took note of this issue a few weeks ago and had not managed to comment on it until today. School buses are a significant form of public transport in Malaysia. Unlike urban buses, school buses are in many cases still operated by individual permit owner-operators, the local “bus uncle” or “bus auntie”. Given that […]

Comments on Government Complaints & Feedback Information LPKP / CVLB Media Reports SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation

Interesting FMT interview with SPAD chair Syed Hamid Albar (Update #1)

Updated with comments from TRANSIT! TRANSIT has taken note of a series of articles in Free Malaysia Today, detailing an interview with SPAD Chair Syed Hamid Albar. TRANSIT will reserve our comments until the entire series is posted. In the meantime you can find links to the articles (3 at the time of this posting) […]

Comments on Government Comments on Planning Complaints - Other Feedback Information Information Relay LPKP / CVLB News & Events SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities Transit Operators

So CVLB left a mess behind for SPAD. Should we act surprised? (Update #1)

IMPORTANT: If you are a commercial vehicle permit owner, you need to re-register your permit with the Land Public Transport Commission before 1 September 2011. See the relevant information here (from the SPAD website) or scroll down to the bottom of this post! Update: Responses from TRANSIT and SPAD on the issue of the re-registration […]

Announcements Bus Rapid Transit Chartered/Tour Bus Comments on Government Community Shuttle Bus Express Bus (Intercity) Express Bus (Intra-Urban) Information JPJ / RTD LPKP / CVLB News & Events SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Taxi Transit Operators

SPAD re-registering of commercial vehicles continues

TRANSIT took note of these two articles discussing SPAD’s plan to re-register all 350,000 commercial vehicle operators in Peninsular Malaysia. SPAD: Operators have five months to comply with directive (The Star, 10 May 2011); Exercise is to streamline land transport industry (The Star, 10 May 2011). In the past, these commercial vehicle operators were either […]


Nazri: Land Public Transport Commission to start 1 June 2010

TRANSIT notes this article in The Sun, in which Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Nazri Aziz gives details about the proposed Suruhanjaya Pengnagkutan Awam Darat or Land Public Transport Commission [TRANSIT: Public Land Transport Commission, which sounds better]. Nazri: Land Public Transport Commission to start June 1 (The Sun) Husna Yusop PUTRAJAYA ( Jan […]

Comments on Government High Speed Rail Information KTM Komuter (Klang Valley) Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) Monorail News & Events Planning Stage Bus

Comments on the Auditor General’s 2008 Report

In line with the controversy about the recent Auditor General’s 2008 Report, TRANSIT provides you with these statements: 1. Klang MP Charles Santiago comments on the cost overrun in the Rawang-Ipoh Double Tracking and Electrification Project Press Statement by Member of Parliament Klang Charles Santiago in Parliament on 2nd Nov 2009 Whatever happened to accountability? […]

Comments on Government Information Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) Monorail News & Events Planning Stage Bus

The Auditor General’s Report 2008 (Update #3)

Update #3 – Public Accounts Committee to investigate KTMB Double tracking project Update #2 – Updated with new articles! TRANSIT takes note of the Auditor General’s Report for 2008, which details issues related to government spending and procurement. National (English) States (English) This year, there were three specific mentions of public transport that you should […]