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Updates #82

Updates #82 1. An Electric Trike In The Trunk Makes For The Ultimate Hybrid Eco-Car(Fastcompany.com, 22 April 2011) – The Geely McCar concept (electric or electric hybrid) includes a built-in electrically powered trike (3 wheel scooter) that fits into the space between the driver & passenger seats. [TRANSIT: Now this is an interesting concept – […]

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Comments on Planning Information Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) Mass Transit Proposals Monorail Planning RapidKL Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Universal Design

LRT-Monorail integration to be completed soon

TRANSIT took note of this article in the Star which describes a walkabout by Minister of Transport Kong Cho Ha, inspecting the LRT-Monorail “integration” projects which started last year as part of the Urban Public Transport NKRA (although technically the projects were planned by Prasarana before the Government Transformation Programme was introduced). Kong is the […]

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Comments on Government Feedback Information Information Relay Local Councils News & Events RapidPenang SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure

Rapid Penang rides? There’s an app for that! (now available)

Update: The Rapid Penang app is now available at this link: http://itunes.apple.com/my/app/rapid-penang-mobile-icis/id430816867?mt=8 TRANSIT noted some very interesting articles from up in Penang that we thought would interest you. First, for the benefit of customers, RapidPenang has launched their iPlanner application for Apple iPhone and iPad products. The item will be available for free download from […]

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Bus Rapid Transit Comments on Government Complaints - Other Economic Planning Unit Express Bus (Intercity) Express Bus (Intra-Urban) Feedback Information JPJ / RTD Local Councils Mass Transit Proposals News & Events Planning Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Transit-Oriented Development

Updates #80

Updates #80 1. Hotline Story: End of the road (Malay Mail, 1 April 2011) – S. Selvananathan will have to continue to live with the bus stop next to his house.

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Feedback First Review Information Information Relay News & Events RapidKL SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities Transit-Oriented Development Universal Design

Technology Update: RapidKL to provide real-time info on services

TRANSIT took note of this article in the Malay Mail back in February, which describes technology and service improvements by RapidKL which will see realtime service info brought to screens & online. This form of service tracking, using GPS-based technology, is a welcome improvement because it allows public transport users to understand services in real-time […]

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Comments on Government Comments on Planning Commuter Train (EMU) Economic Planning Unit Feedback First Review Information Information Relay KTM Komuter (Klang Valley) News & Events SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation Transit Infrastructure Universal Design

KTM Update: Progress on our new Komuter trains

TRANSIT took note of the following update at KTMB website http://www.ktmb.com.my which includes information on the progress of KTMB’s NKRA responsibilities. The main feature of the NKRA is the purchase, delivery & commissioning of 38 units of 6-carriage trains for the Komuter service. The first set of trains is under construction and the lead train […]

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Biggest fleet operator ruffled over ticketing at TBS

The Sun today reports on Malaysia’s biggest bus consortium’s shoulder rubbing with the operator of the nation’s first ever airport-like bus terminal. E-ticketing woes at Bandar Tasik Selatan (The Sun) Pauline Wong KUALA LUMPUR (March 22, 2011): Several bus operators are being driven up the wall by what they claim are double standards imposed on them […]

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Comments on Government Comments on Planning Complaints - Other Facility Audit Feedback Information Relay Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) Mass Transit Proposals Monorail Planning RapidKL Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities Universal Design

Technology Update: One ticket for all stations (except Komuter)

TRANSIT took note of this article at the end of last month and have spent the past week trying to get more information about the plans for the new LRT + Monorail ticketing system. Unfortunately, the hoped-for integration of the KTM Komuter and LRT system (promised as one of the NKEAs) is not expected to […]

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Announcements Express Bus (Intercity) Information Relay Kenderaan Transnasional Bhd News & Events SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure

TBS Update: Over 50 bus operators agree to relocate to Bandar Tasik Selatan

TRANSIT took note of this update on Terminal Bersepadu Selatan at Bandar Tasik Selatan. Over 50 bus operators agree to relocate to Bandar Tasik Selatan (The Star) By ISABELLE LAI isabellelai@thestar.com.my PETALING JAYA: The new Inte­grated Transportation Terminal at Bandar Tasik Selatan (ITT-BTS) will finally be fully operational with more than 50 bus operators agreeing […]

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Announcements Feedback First Review Information Relay News & Events RapidKL Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities

Technology Update: New bus ticketing system for RapidKL

TRANSIT has taken note of the new paperless ticketing system which will be introduced to RapidKL buses beginning 27 February 2011. Click here for a larger version of the image above. More information is available at the RapidKL website, including: An introductory video; Information on how to use the system (including purchase & payment); FAQ; […]