TRANSIT took note of this interesting piece of information from the Selangor Times – a plan for “Rapid Transit Bus” routes, minibus services and limited-stop bus routes in Petaling Jaya. Click here for a larger version of the image above. The February 3, 2012 issue of Selangor Times can be seen here in the scribd … More Bus-Rapid Transit plan and water taxis for Petaling Jaya?
TRANSIT took note of the following information about additional public transport services for Thaipusam. KTMB will be adding KTM Komuter train services to Batu Caves station, while RapidKL will be adding additional bus services. For more information, please click on the links below: Better rail connections (The Star, 2 February 2012); RapidKL provides extra buses … More Additional public transport services for Thaipusam
The year 2011 has been quite tumultuous for public transport and indeed, for many people in many places throughout the world. Specifically to public transport, we in Malaysia have seen a number of major changes.
Update: Azmi Sharom wants you to buzz your rep on the bus issue! TRANSIT has taken note of the following letters in the newspapers regarding the public transport crisis – suggesting that the crisis could be resolved with the introduction of van services and owner-operated minibuses. While TRANSIT appreciates the suggestions, and appreciate that vans … More Move forwards, not backwards to solve our public transport crisis (Update #1)
TRANSIT noted this interesting article last month, in which the Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital had announced that it would take steps to improve its shuttle service, add service during lunch hour, and use the hospital director’s personal vehicle as a shuttle (presumably if necessary). Shuttle service during lunch hour (NST, 11 August 2011) SEREMBAN: The Tuanku … More Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital to take immediate steps to improve shuttle service
Prasarana has announced that there will be extended monorail and LRT services for the upcoming Malaysia-Singapore football match. Extended LRT and monorail services for football matchKUALA LUMPUR: RapidKL will be extending the operation hours of all its rail services in anticipation of an expected increased in traffic for the second leg World Cup qualifying clash … More Extended LRT and monorail services for football match
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 … More More community buses for Selangor? When and how?
Updates #85 1. Video: Wong Tian Yeong posted this 33 second video of what appears to be a leaking ceiling at Puduraya bus terminal – https://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=1894585558875 – on 9 May 2011. According to this article in the Star, the “leak” was actually a sprinkler head that somehow started gushing water during a test. 2. Letter: … More Updates #85
Updates #83 1. Article: Free Rides (Streets – NST, 26 April 2011) – NST Streets takes a look at 4 free community shuttle buses in the Kuala Lumpur area. More information on shuttle “schedules” can be found here.
TRANSIT took note of this interesting article, which describes concerns some residents have over the use of a section of the parking lot at Stadium Shah Alam for a used car lot: Residents unhappy with council for renting out part of carpark at Shah Alam Stadium (The Star 1 March 2011)