Updates #100 NOTE: Because of the Hari Raya Aidilfitri & Balik Kampung, this update will cover 2 weeks of public transport news.
Updates #97 1. Article: Flaming bus at depot (The Malay Mail, 2 August 2011) – A bus parked at its depot in Segambut unexpectedly burst into flames yesterday afternoon, shortly after the driver had finished his shift. 2. Article: New air-conditioned bus stop opens its door in Zest Point @ Kinrara 9 (The Star, 30 […]
TRANSIT took note of a very interesting article in Free Malaysia Today, announcing that cab drivers were going to organize a protest on Sunday, 31 July over what is described as government apathy over the issues they have raised. We have to wonder if this protest, coming so soon after a protest of KTM Railwaymen’s […]
Update: We note with great interest that on 9 July there was a lot of activity around KL Sentral where many people were stranded when the station was closed. There was also activity around Puduraya bus stations. That should make clear the importance of a transport hub! Update: All LRT & Monorail services are back to […]
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 […]
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 […]