Updates #90 1. Article: Close shave for six schoolgirls (NST, 18 June 2011) – Six secondary school students in Georgetown had a close shave yesterday after the school bus they were in overturned in Jalan Mount Erskine. 2. Article: Country’s first electric motorcycle launched (The Star, 16 June 2011) – Modenas CTric was launched by the […]
Updates #89 1. Article: Strain of Waiting (NST, 10 June 2011) – Complaints about the Penang Hill Railway including about a lack of information on the website, http://www.penanghill.gov.my. Suggestions for improvement include online ticket sales.
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 […]
Update: Sabak Barnam loses its bus link to Kuala Selangor! Update: Commuters and Consumer NGOs comment on the possible shutdown of bus services! TRANSIT took note of this interesting series of articles detailing how bus services in Peninsular Malaysia have declined (especially in rural and suburban areas) due to the rising cost of fuel, parts […]
TRANSIT took note that service on the Penang Hill Railway, (which recently re-started operations on April 25th) was disrupted on Tuesday 3 May – apparently by a stray dog or group of stray dogs getting caught in the power system and getting caught – causing the train to run into them. Stray dogs said to […]