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Bus Rapid Transit Comments on Government Comments on Planning Feedback Information Local Councils Planning RapidKL Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Transit Demand Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Transit-Oriented Development

What is RapidBRT, how will it work, and when is it coming to the Klang Valley?

TRANSIT took note of this interesting photo of a sign in one of our LRT trains – advertising improvements to RapidKL bus services. To the top of the photo, we see an advertisement for RapidBET Route #3, which connects Subang Mewah to Pasar Seni, Kuala Lumpur. And down in the right hand corner, the message […]

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Complaints - Bus Services Express Bus (Intercity) Feedback Information LPKP / CVLB News & Events SPAD / LTC Transit Facilities

Look out touts – SPAD is watching you

TRANSIT took note of two interesting articles related to the current Chinese New Year Holiday period – the standard set of warnings against touting and the standard article about related enforcement efforts. The big question is, do Malaysians feel that the current enforcement and touting situation is better now that SPAD is in charge? We […]

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Bus Rapid Transit Comments on Planning Express Bus (Intercity) Express Bus (Intra-Urban) Feedback Information Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) News & Events SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Tram Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Transit-Oriented Development

Kuching Sentral to open in March, 2012

TRANSIT took note of interesting information about the opening of Kuching Sentral, a bus terminal located at 6th mile, Jalan Penrissen, a short distance from Kuching Airport and the old Sarawak Government Railway Corridor. The terminal was supposed to open in December 2010 but the projected open date is now March 2012. Kuching Sentral a […]

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Comments on Government Feedback Information Kenderaan Transnasional Bhd News & Events SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation

No bus for you Kelantan! Well, 11 fewer buses than before!

TRANSIT took note of more news of more CityLiner bus services shutting down. This time, 11 bus routes in Kelantan have stopped operating, as discussions between CityLiner and the state government which began in November 2011 were not able to reach a solution – despite the state government’s offer of RM400,000 over 4 months. Cityliner […]

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Comments on Planning Feedback Information Planning SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation

We’re already Malaysia’s public transport forum

TRANSIT took note of a very interesting article about the plan of the Land Public Transport Commission (Suruhanjaya Pengangkutan Awam Darat or SPAD) to create a Land Public Transport Forum. The forum will discuss public transport issues Forum to help public air views on SPAD (NST) 13 January 2012 By Nuradzimmah Daim KUALA LUMPUR: A […]

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‘Solutions’ to public transport problems focusing on the bus industry, not public transport users

By now everyone should be aware that a major crisis is taking place in the bus industry. The shut down of CityLiner bus services throughout was the major ‘tipping pint’ in a series of crises [TRANSIT: refer to our “No Bus for You” series of posts] that showed the precarious state of public transport and […]

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Bus Rapid Transit Comments on Government Comments on Planning Community Shuttle Bus Commuter Train (EMU) Feedback Information Local Councils Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) Mass Transit Proposals Monorail News & Events Pedestrian Planning SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Taxi TRANSIT For All Transit Operators Transit Support Systems Updates

TRANSIT says goodbye to 2011 and wishes everyone a happy 2012

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.

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Chartered/Tour Bus Comments on Government Comments on Planning Community Shuttle Bus Feedback Information JPJ / RTD LPKP / CVLB Planning SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Taxi

SPAD has new permit system on the way … re-register by 31 December 2011 or the party is over.

TRANSIT took note of the following article, which is a final update on the permit re-registration process that SPAD has undertaken in Peninsular Malaysia since the beginning of April 2011. The window for the permit re-registration was from April until 30 September 2011, but many people did not re-register in time. SPAD is now saying […]

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Comments on Planning Community Shuttle Bus Feedback Information Local Councils LPKP / CVLB Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation Taxi Transit Facilities

Move forwards, not backwards to solve our public transport crisis (Update #1)

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 […]

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Comments on Government Comments on Planning Complaints - Bus Services Feedback Information Kenderaan Transnasional Bhd News & Events RapidKL Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities

No bus for you reaches Selangor … again! (Update #4)

Update: SPAD may issue temporary permits to operators who want to replace the CityLiner bus service! Update: The Selangor government is looking at alternative solutions to the CityLiner bus service shutdown! Update: Read this editorial comment from The Star! Update: Selangor government rejects KTB’s appeal for subsidy, tells them to talk to the Federal Government! […]