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MRT Update: Sg. Buloh – Kajang Line – Public Display, Planning & Construction (Update #33)

The 3 months public display period for the Sg. Buloh – Kajang line began on Monday, 14 February and continued until 15 May 2011. The public display period is now closed. With the completion of the Public Display for MRT Line 1 (Sg. Buloh to Klang), TRANSIT will be revising this post to focus on […]

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MRT Update: Do we need an MRT to Shah Alam & Klang? (Update #1)

Updated with poll! Read through our post and join our poll – conveniently placed at the bottom of this post! TRANSIT has taken note of the updated plans for the MRT network, which (as you know by now) are actually quite different from the original MMC-Gamuda proposal. If you have been following the plan (or […]

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MRT Update: Is this our new MRT network?

TRANSIT took note of this recent article in Star Biz, which highlights the planning for the 2nd MRT line, an “orbital” line running around the city centre that has been named the  “Circle Line” The article also mentions an “Orange Line” which will run from Ampang to Klang through Seputeh & what looks like Petaling […]

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MRT Update: TTDI Residents want project ‘on the right track’ (Update #2)

Updated with additional articles & letters! Updated with additional articles following the objections in TTDI! TRANSIT took note of this open letter from S. Bahari, a resident of TTDI who is a member of a pro-tem committee formed on 20 January 2011 to discuss the MRT project and give feedback on the project. S. Bahari […]

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MRT Update: Will old habits die hard?

TRANSIT took note of this comment on the MRT project which was featured in The Edge Financial Daily. Rafizi Ramli, the Chief Executive of the Selangor Economic Advisory Office, writes a very interesting series of comments and raises many questions about the MRT project which are similar to questions and concerns that TRANSIT has. His […]

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MRT Update: Can the MRT network address our long-term transport problem?

TRANSIT took note of this column in Star Property, commenting on whether the MRT line (and network) will resolve the long-term transport problems in the Klang Valley. Our answer…well, you have to wait for it. In the meantime, enjoy the article! Can the MRT address the long-term transport problem? (Star Property) 22 January 2011 Thean […]

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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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‘Best’ news for Penang commuters?

TRANSIT took note of this creatively headlined article in the Star referring to the approval of the “Bridge Express Shuttle Transit” or “BEST” service which will begin operations on 1 March 2011

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What do we know about the “new” proposed New MRT line

Some time ago, in August 2009, TRANSIT posted about the Kota Damansara-Cheras LRT/MRT line, which had then been announced by Prasarana. Our posting “New MRT Line” aimed to summarize the information that we had at the time about the proposal for a rail line linking Kota Damansara to Cheras. You can see a summary (with […]

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Horror in the Cameron Highlands – Bus crash kills 27! (Update #3)

Updated with our comments on the politics, excuses, avoidance and inevitable blameshifting! Updated with more articles about the investigation! Updated with more information about the crash! The members of TRANSIT where shocked to learn of the horrific bus crash in the Cameron Highlands that caused the death of 27 passengers, Thai holidaymakers and Malaysians.