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Complaints - Taxi JPJ / RTD LPKP / CVLB Safety, Health and Environment SPAD / LTC Taxi

Letter: All taxis must have functioning seat belts

TRANSIT noted this letter from Gim Teh of Melbourne, who comments on a simple, recognized road safety feature – which is unfortunately not available in many of the taxis on the road – taxis which are inspected regularly for safety! All taxis must have functioning seat belts (The Star) Thursday January 27, 2011 IT is […]

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Comments on Government Comments on Planning Economic Planning Unit Feedback Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) Mass Transit Proposals News & Events Planning Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation Transit Demand Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Transit-Oriented Development

MRT Update: Project to start before funding & alignment is complete?

TRANSIT noted this very strange set of comments from Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department and Pemandu CEO Idris Jala, in which he states that the MRT is absolutely necessary for the Klang Valley, so much so that civil works will begin for the project on July 16, even though the funding and the alignment […]

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Complaints - Other Complaints - Taxi Express Bus (Intercity) Facility Audit Feedback JPJ / RTD KTM Antarabandar LPKP / CVLB News & Events SPAD / LTC Taxi Transit Facilities

Updates #69

Updates #69 1. Letter: Foreigner laments bad cabbies (The Star) – Magnar Nordal of Brumundda, Norway comments about the poor state of taxi service in Kuala Lumpur. 2.Article: JPJ launches checks on reckless bus drivers (The Star) – The JPJ will target reckless bus drivers during the CNY rush. TRANSIT: And what will SPAD be […]

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Commuter Train (EMU) Economic Planning Unit First Review KTM Antarabandar KTM Electric Train Service Mass Transit Proposals News & Events SPAD / LTC Transit Infrastructure

“Komuter Selatan” service in Iskandar-JB by 2014?

TRANSIT noted this very interesting article in the news today revealing a proposal by Malaysian Steel Works (Masteel) and KUB Malaysia to build a 100km intercity “commuter” rail system with 25 stations in the Iskandar Development Region of Johor. The project is said to have a value of RM1.23 billion. TRANSIT has discussed the proposal […]

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Comments on Planning Economic Planning Unit Feedback First Review Local Councils Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) Mass Transit Proposals News & Events Planning Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation Transit Infrastructure Transit-Oriented Development

MRT Update: Public Feedback on MRT looks interesting (Update #7)

Updated with more letters! See the latest letter from Sulaiman Hood of TTDI here! See the response from the Pro-Tem Committee set up by the TTDI Resident’s Association at this posting! Updated with more letters and articles! Updates with a good letter from Sulaiman Hood of TTDI! TRANSIT had been following the MRT project proposals […]

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Information JPJ / RTD News & Events Safety, Health and Environment SPAD / LTC

(Some) Amendments to Road Transport Act go into effect Feb 1

TRANSIT took note of the following article, Amendments to Road Transport Act go into effect Feb 1 (The Star) The following details are noted: Amendments to allow for hybrid and fully-electric cars will not got into effect on Feb 1; The powers of the Road Transport Department (JPJ) will be expanded to allow JPJ to […]

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Comments on Government Economic Planning Unit Information Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) Mass Transit Proposals News & Events Planning SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation Transit Demand Transit Infrastructure Transit-Oriented Development

MRT Update: The only thing that is constant is change

TRANSIT has been reviewing articles that have appeared for the past month regarding changes to the original MMC-Gamuda proposal for MRT lines. Apparently, the government has adapted some components of the MMC-Gamuda proposal as part of the 6 month study undertaken by MinConsult. The government will go ahead with the Sg. Buloh-Kajang MRT line because […]