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Crowdsourcing for Budget 2014

The Malaysian Government is crowdsourcing ideas for the 2014 budget at http://www.1malaysia.com.my/bajet2014. Here is our feedback: In  order to support the use of public transport,  there should be a reward for those who are everyday users of public transport because they are not clogging the roads & polluting the air. Transit Malaysia proposes that the […]

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MRT Update: MyRapidTransit launching & public viewing on 8 July 2011 at KL Convention Centre (Update#1)

TRANSIT took note of the fact that the Klang Valley MRT (now referred to as MyRapidTransit) was launched by the Prime Minister at KL Convention Centre on 8 July 2011. The launching, which took place in the morning and included a ground-breaking ceremony at the Rubber Research Institute and Jalan Cochrane sites, as well as the […]

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TRANSIT’s prediction comes to life. Sadly, Klang is becoming a “pass-through” town

TRANSIT has always had a soft spot for Klang town, despite what people may think. Aside from the food (different options for different people) and the culture, Klang Town is the nearest thing we can find in the Klang Valley to an “urban” town with heritage and cultural traditions. Certainly there are areas of Kuala […]

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MRT Update: Perkasa claims MMC-Gamuda is blocking Bumi companies for MRT project (Update #1)

Update: Prasarana MD Shahril Mokhtar has denied the allegation! from Perkasa! TRANSIT took note of this very surprising (but not wholly unexpected) statement from Perkasa, a Malay-rights organization headed by MP Ibrahim Ali, claiming that MMC-Gamuda was blocking Bumi companies in the MRT project. This is in response to complaints mentioned in the Malaysian media […]

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Public transport planning in Johor moving ahead

TRANSIT took note of this article which mentions the plan to build an integrated transport hub in Bandar Seri Alam, Johor, which would include commuter rail, feeder bus and taxi services. The commuter rail will connect residents of the Eastern Gate of the Iskandar Development Region with JB via the new Kempas Sentral railway hub […]

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Cabbies who were like thugs

TRANSIT was again shocked when we took note of this article, describing harassment and assault by taxi drivers at the Bukit Jalil terminal. Cabbies who were like thugs (The Star) I AM a foreigner who is disabled. I normally use a wheelchair to get around. As you know, Malaysia is not very wheelchair-friendly at the […]

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Traffic mayhem continues in Brickfields

TRANSIT took note of this article which describes a complaint about continued traffic mayhem in Brickfields, despite the change to 1-way operation on Jalan Tun Sambanthan as well as increased amounts of parking space. Check out the double parking – now on both sides of Jalan Tun Sambanthan! Brickfields traffic mayhem (Malay Mail) Police pledge […]

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LRT Update: Residents worried about LRT impact

TRANSIT took note of this article in The Star Metro, in which residents of Bandar Kinrara 3 in Puchong expressed their concern over the LRT routing through their area. Residents worried about LRT impact (The Star) 26 February 2011 RESIDENTS of Bandar Kinrara 3 in Puchong, who were eagerly anticipating the arrival of the LRT […]

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What is ahead for Malaysian stage bus operators in 2011? (Updated with Poll!)

Updated with another totally unscientific poll! See the bottom of this post! For many years, TRANSIT has been concerned about the state of the bus industry in Malaysia as well as the impact on public transport services throughout the country. On 11 February, the Pan Malaysian Bus Operators’ Association (PMBOA) submitted a memorandum to the […]

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TRANSIT says, “thanks for the love!” (3,830 views on 14 February 2011)

TRANSIT wishes to thank the public for their feedback and attention to public transport issues over the past few years. We have developed a wonderful community of people who are interested in improving transport in general (and public transport in particular) in the Klang Valley & Malaysia. On 14 February 2011, the day after the […]