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MRT Update: Prasarana eases conditions for pre-qualification for MRT tender, promises stringent selection process

TRANSIT took note of an announcement from Prasarana that they had eased some of the conditions for pre-qualification for tenders for the MRT project – after being accused of deliberately sidelining Bumiputera contractors. Prasarana at the time defended themselves, saying that the stringent conditions were meant to ensure that only “genuine, qualified and competent contractors” […]

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MBPJ Town Hall Meeting with SPAD on 28 April

TRANSIT took note of this announcement for a Town Hall Meeting with MBPJ on the MRT project. Please Attend! MBPJ Town Hall Meeting with SPAD There will be a meeting organized by MBPJ to discuss the MRT project. Officers from SPAD will be present. Details are as below: Date: Thursday, 28th April 2011 Time: 9:30am […]

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MRT Update: A comparison of MRT & LRT train lengths is in order (Update #2)

Updated with a new image including the 6-carriage KTM Komuter trains! Updated with a new image showing LRT & MRT trains from Malaysia only! TRANSIT has taken note of various comments & reports showcasing the advantages of the MRT over the LRT – as well as recent articles highlighting surveys by the Go-MRT group showing […]

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At what cost shall SPAD defend the MRT contractual model? (Update #1)

TRANSIT members learned with interest of the SPAD CEO’s enlightening statements in response to criticism over the appointment of Gamuda-MMC as the project delivery partner (PDP) for the MRT project. Advantages of PDP model for the Klang Valley MRT — Mohd Nur Kamal (Malaysian Insider) March 28, 2011 MARCH 28 — I read with some […]

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SPAD: Absence at meeting not deliberate

TRANSIT took note of this article in which the CEO of the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) acknowledged that they did not attend a public meeting in Kajang but stated that they did not do so deliberately and that they had only received notice of the meeting two days before. SPAD: Absence at meeting not […]

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SPAD CEO answers “Your 10 Questions” in Star Biz

TRANSIT took note of the recent “Your 10 Questions” interview of SPAD CEO Mohd Nor Ismal Kamal, in Star Biz. As you might expect, most of the questions were about the MRT plan, including the planning process. There were also a few questions asked about SPAD itself and its plans to improve public transport. Your […]

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MRT Update: AWER tells DoE to reject EIA from ERE for KVMRT (SBK)

TRANSIT woke up this morning and decided to confuse as many people as possible by using as many acronyms as possible in one post heading. We have already done this in the past (for fun), but once the GTP and ETP were introduced, we felt that they really raised the bar on acronym use so […]

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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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Consultant: Buses cannot replace MRT; TRANSIT: MRT cannot replace buses (Update #1)

TRANSIT took note of the recent comments from ERE Consulting Group which appeared to rubbish TRANSIT’s comments favouring Bus Rapid Transit and Expressway Rapid Transit over investment in the MRT network. It was argued that Bus Rapid Transit would not have the capacity to match MRT and the existing road networks were already constrained with […]