TRANSIT takes note that the Malacca Aerorail Proposal is now going for the 3 month period of public feedback (from June 23 to September 22) required by the Department Of Railways. For more information, please see the following article, Malacca’s aerorail awaiting approval. For details about the project, please see the following: Malacca Aerorail feedback […]
Updates 1. Article: New twist to Penang ferry issue (The Star) – Penang Port Sdn. Bhd Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer Ahmad Ibnihajar criticizes the Penang Ports Commission and the state government for issuing statements on the matter of the transfer of the Penang Ferry. For your information, Penang Port Sdn. Bhd. is a […]
Newest Bullet Train design unveiled
The newest-generation Japanese bullet train design was unveiled on 17 June and a story was published in the NST.
The International Associaton of Public Transport recently held their 2009 Congress in Vienna. A huge amount of information about the Congress can be found here. TRANSIT will also be updating our Information page with more information about public transport – some of our resources will be taken from the UITP themselves. To get started, follow […]
Our friend Mr. Ong visited Jakarta recently and took some time to look at the TransJakarta bus system. Mr. Ong has spoken on more than one occasion of the TransJakarta system as an effective example of low-cost improvements to public transport. Of course the system is not perfect (what system is?) and can see improvements […]
This letter by Moaz from TRANSIT was published in the NST on Monday, 8 June 2009. Please note that the letter is edited. A full copy of the letter will be posted soon along with more detailed info and analysis of RapidKL’s original route system. 2009/06/08 PUBLIC TRANSPORT: CVLB should look to RapidKL for the […]
Updates 1. A new Traffic Dispersal Plan was launched in KL on Friday, 15 May will focus on Brickfieds, Pudu areas. For more information please see: New plan to tackle Brickfields traffic woes LAUNCHED: RM194 million traffic plan to beat KL traffic jams Comments from TRANSIT can be found here. 2. KTM Launches “Hybrid” Trains […]
WiFi on the bus?
TRANSIT has been following the implementation of WiFi service on Penang buses and took note of the article below: Thursday May 14, 2009 Now surf and ride with Rapid Penang By ANDREA FILMER GEORGE TOWN: Rapid Penang is believed to be the first bus company in the country to roll out a high-speed WiFi service […]