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Announcements Bicycle Community Shuttle Bus Feedback Information JPJ / RTD Local Councils News & Events Pedestrian Pedestrianisation RapidPenang Safety, Health and Environment Stakeholders' Participation

Penang expands car-free Sundays in George Town

TRANSIT took note of this article announcing the expansion of car-free Sundays in the central business district of George Town. This initiative of the Penang Government and MPPP will likely be well-received by most residents of the area as well as visitors. We hope to see more people using public transportation to get to the […]

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Bicycle Commuter Train (EMU) Complaints - Bus Services Complaints - KTM Complaints - RapidKL Express Bus (Intercity) Express Bus (Intra-Urban) Feedback Information JPJ / RTD KTM Antarabandar KTM Komuter (Klang Valley) Mass Transit Proposals Money Better Spent Elsewhere News & Events RapidPenang Safety, Health and Environment Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Taxi

Updates #98

Updates #98 1. Article: Firm denies using taxi coupons to make ‘easy money’ (NST, 10 August 2011) – Mohd Nasir Mohd Rashid, Exec. Chairman of MESRA Indah Jaya Sdn. Bhd. which operates the taxi coupon system in Johor Baru, has denied allegations that it is making an “RM2 profit from the sale of coupons as […]

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Chartered/Tour Bus Comments on Government Comments on Planning Complaints - Bus Services Complaints - Other Express Bus (Intercity) Feedback Information JPJ / RTD Kenderaan Transnasional Bhd LPKP / CVLB News & Events Safety, Health and Environment SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation

MIROS DG: Safety belts by 2015; SPAD COO: It’s not soon enough;

TRANSIT took note of some very interesting comments in The Malay Mail about the new proposals for the installation of seat belts in express buses by 2015. We also note that SPAD COO Azhar Ahmad states that 2015 is too long and the installation ought to start as early as 2015. Now, TRANSIT wants to […]

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Express Bus (Intercity) Express Bus (Intra-Urban) Information Information Relay JPJ / RTD News & Events SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure

Puduraya reopens on 16 April (Update #5)

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 […]

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Bus Rapid Transit Comments on Government Complaints - Other Economic Planning Unit Express Bus (Intercity) Express Bus (Intra-Urban) Feedback Information JPJ / RTD Local Councils Mass Transit Proposals News & Events Planning Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Transit-Oriented Development

Updates #80

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.

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Bicycle Comments on Government Complaints - Other Feedback Information JPJ / RTD News & Events Pedestrianisation Planning Socioeconomic Equity Stakeholders' Participation Transit-Oriented Development

Minister: future of e-bikes under study

TRANSIT took note of this article in which the Minister of Transport is now quoted as saying that studies are being done to determine the feasibility of having electric bicycles on the road. This is an abrupt about-turn from his earlier comments, that the Ministry would consider banning the e-bikes – comments which were rubbished […]

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Comments on Government Complaints - Other Complaints - Taxi Express Bus (Intercity) Information Relay JPJ / RTD LPKP / CVLB Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) Planning Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation Taxi Transit Facilities

Updates #77

Updates #77 1. Article: KLCC cabs not under SPAD (Free Malaysia Today, 14 March 2011) – The Land Public Transport Commission has no power over taxis and entrance fees for KLCC as it is private land, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Nazri Abdul Aziz. 2. Letter: Taiping railway station: Build new station near […]

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Bicycle Comments on Government Comments on Planning Feedback Information JPJ / RTD Pedestrianisation Planning Safety, Health and Environment Socioeconomic Equity Stakeholders' Participation Transit-Oriented Development

Are electric bicycles really so terrible? (Update #1)

Updated with more photos! Updated with more letters & articles! TRANSIT has taken note of the Minister of Transport’s recent comments that the Road Transport Department would seek to ban the use of electric bicycles. Ironically, another Minister recently launched EcLiMo electric scooters in Malaysia and directly refuted the Minister of Transport saying that electric […]

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Comments on Government Information JPJ / RTD LPKP / CVLB Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation

Update: Finally, SPAD is in charge (Update #1)

Updated with SPAD’s Organizational Structure and comments & feedback from TRANSIT! TRANSIT noted this very interesting article which indicates that the Land Public Transport Commission is now the only authority for land public transport in Peninsular Malaysia. Ok, technically it will assume the duties on Monday, Enforcement officers will be in place starting on Sunday, […]

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Complaints - Taxi JPJ / RTD LPKP / CVLB Safety, Health and Environment SPAD / LTC Taxi

Letter: All taxis must have functioning seat belts

TRANSIT noted this letter from Gim Teh of Melbourne, who comments on a simple, recognized road safety feature – which is unfortunately not available in many of the taxis on the road – taxis which are inspected regularly for safety! All taxis must have functioning seat belts (The Star) Thursday January 27, 2011 IT is […]