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KiDEx facing legal roadblock with @pjcitycouncil

TRANSIT took note of the following article describing legal issues that will delay the approval of the Kinrara-Damansara Expressway. Apparently the company that will build the expressway and has received ‘conditional approval’ from the Works Ministry and support from Selangor Menteri Besar Khalid Ibrahim, has failed to get approval from the Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya…in […]

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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 […]

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Why is the MPK using the North Klang bus terminal for a night market, instead of a bus terminal? And why hasn’t the Selangor Government stepped in?

TRANSIT took note of this interesting and disturbing article about the introduction of a night market at the site of the old North Klang bus terminal, which was closed in late 2007 when Klang Sentral was opened. The irony, of course, is that the bus area remains closed to buses – despite the fact that […]

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‘Solutions’ to public transport problems focusing on the bus industry, not public transport users

By now everyone should be aware that a major crisis is taking place in the bus industry. The shut down of CityLiner bus services throughout was the major ‘tipping pint’ in a series of crises [TRANSIT: refer to our “No Bus for You” series of posts] that showed the precarious state of public transport and […]

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More community buses for Selangor? When and how?

TRANSIT took note of this article which focuses on the discussion of the upcoming Selangor state budget and related public consultations. In one of the discussions, a proposal was made to expand on community shuttle bus services using the model from Petaling Jaya. Although the article suggests that the Housing & Local Government Minister Ronnie […]

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TRANSIT’s prediction comes to life. Sadly, Klang is becoming a “pass-through” town

TRANSIT has always had a soft spot for Klang town, despite what people may think. Aside from the food (different options for different people) and the culture, Klang Town is the nearest thing we can find in the Klang Valley to an “urban” town with heritage and cultural traditions. Certainly there are areas of Kuala […]

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Putrajaya overrules Prasarana for a third time. (Update #2)

Update: At least one wakil rakyat has chosen to speak up┬áso we decided to change the title of our post. Guess who it is? No point, as you already know that it is Tony Pua (since no other wakil rakyat really appear to follow these finance issues, let alone speak up)! Update: According to this […]

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Not another ‘terminal’ fail(ure)

TRANSIT took note of three interesting articles in the past week that have detailed more of the disappointing failures of bus terminals in Malaysia. We also note that the phrase “epic fail” has become commonly used by people throughout the world (well, at least the online, social-networking world) to described major failures that occur. Instead […]

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Klang Sentral tenants want better deal. So do public transport users!

TRANSIT took note of this Hotline Story in the Malay Mail which brings back an old issue – Klang Sentral. Klang Sentral tenants want better deal (Malay Mail, 16 May 2011) Low passenger count, single entry/exit system irk bus operators CECILIA VICTOR Monday, May 16th, 2011 11:14:00 OUTSTATION bus operators at the Klang Sentral bus […]

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No bus for you, Sabak Barnam!

TRANSIT took note of this article in the Star, stating that bus service in Sabak Barnam has been shut down since the beginning of May. Sabak Bernam folk have no bus to go anywhere (The Star) Saturday May 21, 2011 CITY Liner has stopped bus services between Sabak Bernam and Kuala Selangor since May leaving […]