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Updates #97

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 […]

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Updates #96

Updates #96 1. Hotline Story: Stop as you please? Passengers forced to alight even in the middle of the road (Malay Mail, 26 July 2011) – Priveena Mahan complains about being dropped off in the middle of the street. [TRANSIT: RapidKL responds here explaining that they cannot always approach bus stops properly because of parked […]

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Traffic mayhem continues in Brickfields

TRANSIT took note of this article which describes a complaint about continued traffic mayhem in Brickfields, despite the change to 1-way operation on Jalan Tun Sambanthan as well as increased amounts of parking space. Check out the double parking – now on both sides of Jalan Tun Sambanthan! Brickfields traffic mayhem (Malay Mail) Police pledge […]

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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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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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ETP Analysis: What Idris Jala says

TRANSIT includes the following interview with Idris Jala featured in Star Biz as part of our analysis of the Economic Transformation Programme proposals for a Greater KL MRT and High Speed Rail link between KL and Singapore. Jala confident of ETP implementation (Star Biz) 1. Can you explain the funding aspects of the EPPs (entry […]

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New LRT and MRT: Prasarana to shoulder gigantic expectations

TRANSIT is surprised to learn on the NST’s front page coverage of Prasarana in the past few days. We are talking about massive involvement of taxpayers’ money on projects with undoubtedly similar progression and implementation pattern that we’ve seen with the STAR, PUTRA and KL Monorail lines. With Prasarana’s bonds guaranteed by the government, it […]

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Check out London’s newest ‘Red Bus’

TRANSIT learned recently that the “New Routemaster” double decker bus design has been unveiled at the London Transport Museum‘s Acton Depot. The new bus by Wrightbus was chosen as part of a design contest to revive the much loved London Routemaster double decker bus and eliminate articulated (“bendy”) buses – a campaign pledge of current […]

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‘Makkah Metro’ opens in time for Hajj

The second rail system in the Gulf has commenced in the Holy City of Makkah, in time for Hajj!

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HSR Update: Who will be “competing” for the HSR Project?

TRANSIT noted this article in the Business Times which updates us on the companies that are looking to get involved in the proposed KL-Singapore high speed rail link. On the fast track (Business Times) Sharen Kaur, 2 November 2010 Several companies made presentations to the National Key Economic Area (NKEA) lab about three months ago […]