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Balik kampung o-o-o balik kampung!

TRANSIT has taken note that another Balik Kampung period has started in Malaysia. While some people have taken to their cars or buses & trains immediately, others are waiting for the last minute (or waiting for the congestion to reduce). With the aligning of Hari Raya Aidilfitri and the 54th Merdeka day, this Balik Kampung […]

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Express Bus (Intercity) Information JPJ / RTD KTM Antarabandar KTM Electric Train Service News & Events Safety, Health and Environment SPAD / LTC Transit Facilities

Take public transport this Raya says RTD Chief. TRANSIT: Public transport is now comfortable, safer option

TRANSIT took note of a number of articles about the upcoming Balik Kampung period that we thought worthy of note. Firstly, the director-general of the Road Transport Department has commented that the public should be confident to take buses to their destinations this raya, as buses are much safer than motorcycles. As you know, each […]

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Feedback Information Relay Local Councils News & Events RapidPenang Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Universal Design

Updates #88 – our most prosperous update ever!

Updates #88 – our most prosperous update ever 1. Article: Lounge around in a Rapid bus (The Star, 3 June 2011) – RapidPenang introduces RapidMobile, a “lounge” with a Blaupunkt Stereo system. [TRANSIT: You have to admire their creativity.] 2. Article: CURTAINS DOWN (NST 31 May 2011) – an update on the upcoming closure (at […]

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Comments on Planning Complaints - Other Express Bus (Intercity) Facility Audit Feedback Information News & Events SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure

Meanwhile, the issues continue at TBSBTS

While TRANSIT has been pleased by the return of Puduraya to activity, we continue to be disappointed by the noise coming out of Terminal Bersepadu Selatan at Bandar Tasik Selatan – the bus terminal which only opened to the public at the beginning of the last month. Here is a short summary of what has […]

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Comments on Planning Express Bus (Intercity) Kenderaan Transnasional Bhd Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities

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 Complaints - Other Complaints - Taxi Express Bus (Intercity) Information Relay JPJ / RTD LPKP / CVLB Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) Planning Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation Taxi Transit Facilities

Updates #77

Updates #77 1. Article: KLCC cabs not under SPAD (Free Malaysia Today, 14 March 2011) – The Land Public Transport Commission has no power over taxis and entrance fees for KLCC as it is private land, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Nazri Abdul Aziz. 2. Letter: Taiping railway station: Build new station near […]

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Bicycle Comments on Government Commuter Train (EMU) Complaints - Other Complaints - Taxi Express Bus (Intercity) Feedback High Speed Rail Information Information Relay JPJ / RTD KTM Electric Train Service Local Councils Safety, Health and Environment Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Stakeholders' Participation Taxi Transit Facilities

Updates #76

Updates #76 1. Article: Discover Ipoh by Bike after a short train ride from KL (The Star) – Sam Cheong writes of a trip to Ipoh using ETS and a folding bicycle.  

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Announcements Comments on Government Express Bus (Intercity) Information Information Relay JPJ / RTD News & Events SPAD / LTC Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Transit-Oriented Development

TBSBTS Update: The terminal is operational 1 March 2011 (Update #2)

Updated with an excellent set of photos compiled by Sam79 of the Skyscrapercity.com forum! Updated with additional articles! TRANSIT notes that the Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (Southern Integrated Terminal) at Bandar Tasik Selatan is now ‘officially’ open and the Bukit Jalil temporary terminal will be ‘officially’ closed to southbound buses (some northbound buses may still operate […]

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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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Puduraya bus terminal opening postponed to April 16 (Update #2)

Update: Take note of our most recent post on the reopening of Puduraya here! Updated with photos! TRANSIT has learned that the Puduraya reopening, which was originally scheduled for the end of 2010, then rescheduled for February, then March, will now be delayed to April 16. Interestingly enough, ASTRO AEC took some interesting photos & […]