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Updates #84

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 […]

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Days numbered for Puduraya touts? Do you really think so?

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 […]

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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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Bus operators: Let us deduct salaries of errant drivers. TRANSIT: Start paying your drivers proper salaries & benefits first. (Update #1)

Updated with some feedback from drivers! TRANSIT took note of this interesting story in The Star, referring to a call from bus operators to allow them to deduct the salaries of their errant drivers. Responses from some drivers to the proposal can be seen here. The irony is that bus operators do not really pay […]

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Complaints - Taxi Feedback JPJ / RTD Local Councils SPAD / LTC Taxi

Cabbies who were like thugs

TRANSIT was again shocked when we took note of this article, describing harassment and assault by taxi drivers at the Bukit Jalil terminal. Cabbies who were like thugs (The Star) I AM a foreigner who is disabled. I normally use a wheelchair to get around. As you know, Malaysia is not very wheelchair-friendly at the […]

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Complaints - KTM Complaints - Other Express Bus (Intercity) Feedback JPJ / RTD KTM Komuter (Klang Valley) Local Councils Safety, Health and Environment SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities

Updates #75

Updates #75 1. Article: 15 flee as bus burns (NST) – Fourteen passengers on a double-deck express bus, including foreigners and children, escaped death when they managed to get off the vehicle before it was engulfed in flames during an incident at Km224.2 of the North-South Expressway, heading south near Pedas here, on Saturday. There […]

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Updates #74

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 […]

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What is ahead for Malaysian stage bus operators in 2011? (Updated with Poll!)

Updated with another totally unscientific poll! See the bottom of this post! For many years, TRANSIT has been concerned about the state of the bus industry in Malaysia as well as the impact on public transport services throughout the country. On 11 February, the Pan Malaysian Bus Operators’ Association (PMBOA) submitted a memorandum to the […]

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LPTC: Electronic ticketing can reduce touts. TRANSIT: How, exactly?

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 […]

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Updates #70

Updates #70 1. Letter: Put public transport back on track (The Star) – J. D. Lovrenciar of KL calls for improvements to public transport to reduce commute times & stress & improve quality of life. 2. Letter: Make cycling a way of life (The Star) – Dr. A. Soorian of Seremban calls for improvements to […]