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Taxi Update: If we’re better than New York, why is the taxi system killing us?

TRANSIT took note of a series of articles about the taxi industry. We thought to place the policy issues first, but then we saw this article, which made us feel terrible and showcased the terrible state of the taxi industry. Cabbie commits suicide due to debt woes (The Star) Wednesday June 22, 2011 A TAXI […]

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So CVLB left a mess behind for SPAD. Should we act surprised? (Update #1)

IMPORTANT: If you are a commercial vehicle permit owner, you need to re-register your permit with the Land Public Transport Commission before 1 September 2011. See the relevant information here (from the SPAD website) or scroll down to the bottom of this post! Update: Responses from TRANSIT and SPAD on the issue of the re-registration […]

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MRT Update: Planning & Building the Klang Valley MRT

IMPORTANT NOTE from TRANSIT: With the completion of the Public Display for MRT Line 1 (Sg. Buloh to Klang), TRANSIT has revised our post on the Public Display for MRT line 1 (Sg.Buloh – Kajang) to focus on the alignment, planning & construction for MRT Line 1 only. All information & articles related to the […]

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Updates #85

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: […]

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MRT Update: Did you submit your feedback on MRT Line 1?

Important Notes: Look for an update of this post in the next few days with our submission to SPAD and the Minister of Transport; If you are using the online form at kvmrt.com.my, may we suggest that you post your feedback below in our comments section; If you are emailing your submission, send it directly […]

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SPAD re-registering of commercial vehicles continues

TRANSIT took note of these two articles discussing SPAD’s plan to re-register all 350,000 commercial vehicle operators in Peninsular Malaysia. SPAD: Operators have five months to comply with directive (The Star, 10 May 2011); Exercise is to streamline land transport industry (The Star, 10 May 2011). In the past, these commercial vehicle operators were either […]

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Recent ops on cabs shows that SPAD can, if it wills

TRANSIT is happy to hear the latest news that SPAD is actively pursuing errant taxi drivers who refuse to use meters. SPAD hauls up errant cabbies in city (NST) 2011/04/13 By Nuradzimmah Daim KUALA LUMPUR: A taxi driver thought he could get away with asking for a RM20 fare from Bukit Bintang to KLCC from […]

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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 […]