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Interesting book talks about elevated walkways in Hong Kong

TRANSIT took note of this very interesting book Hong Kong: City Without Ground which looks closely at the (mostly private) elevated wallway network in Hong Kong. The article from The Atlantic Cities (excallent graphics and related comments) is linked below. http://theatlanticcities.com/design/2012/08/hong-kong-city-without-ground/3000/ TRANSIT Says: Proposals for elevated walkways in Kuala Lumpur often use the walkway network […]

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How do we resolve parking and congestion problems in the city centre? By building better alternatives to driving (Update #1)

Update: Check out Donald Shoup’s report, The High Cost of Free Parking (University of California Transportation Centre) Update: Check out the worst cities in the world for parking according to the IBM Commuter Pain Index Our original post: For 5 years and in fact, many more, the members of TRANSIT have been talking about improving […]

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Brickfields on ‘collision course’ because of the new bus & taxi lane?

On December 3rd, 2001, buses & taxis leaving KL on the southbound route through Brickfields began using the contra-flow bus & taxi lane on Jalan Tun Sambanthan. The bus & taxi lane was actually supposed to begin operations on 20th August 2011 but the start was delayed because of objections from business owners in the […]

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Has KL reached ‘peak car’ yet? Will we be ready when it happens?

The term “Peak oil” refers to the impact of three very significant economic laws, namely: The Law of Increasing Returns to Scale tells us that a company or organization that increases the scale of its operations & activities will reduce average costs and increase revenues and profits; The Law of Increasing Relative Costs tells us […]

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TRANSIT’s prediction comes to life. Sadly, Klang is becoming a “pass-through” town

TRANSIT has always had a soft spot for Klang town, despite what people may think. Aside from the food (different options for different people) and the culture, Klang Town is the nearest thing we can find in the Klang Valley to an “urban” town with heritage and cultural traditions. Certainly there are areas of Kuala […]

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More suburbs in Sarawak?

TRANSIT took note of this article, which mentions that the Sarawak government is looking at expanding the boundaries of cities by creating more suburban areas to accommodate population growth. TRANSIT hopes that Housing and Urban Development Minister Amang Abang Johari Tun Openg (Abang Jo) will take heed that suburban developments should be well planned, relatively […]

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International Conference on Urban Regeneration (Useful Information)

If you attended the International Conference on Urban Regeneration and would like to have more information about the role of public transport in urban regeneration, please see the following links: Proposed corridors for “rapid transit”in the Klang Valley https://transitmy.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/2009-02-04-transit-corridors-map-for-klang-valley.pdf Greater Ipoh “rapid transit” system proposal – http://transitmy.files.`wordpress.com/2009/06/greater-ipohs-potential-mass-transit-map.pdf Greater Klang “rapid transit” system proposal – https://transitmy.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/klang-rapid-transit-routes-summary.pdf […]

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The New Brickfields

TRANSIT will discuss the proposed changes to the Brickfields neighbourhood in this page. Ramps to ease congestion (Streets-NST) click here for a larger view of the above map. 01/10 Residents: Why weren’t we consulted? (Streets-NST) 11/11 Brickfields residents offer alternative solutions to mayor (NST – Streets) 12/11  Article: Brickfields folk against plan (The Star) Letter: Flawed […]

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Bus Stop Design

TRANSIT noted an article, New look for bus stops in today’s Star Metro regarding bus stop designs in Petaling Jaya. New look for bus stops Thursday October 1, 2009 Story and photos by YIP YOKE TENG PETALING Jaya has taken on a more refreshing look recently with more old bus shelters being replaced by stylish […]

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Pedestrian crossings not as safe as expected

TRANSIT earlier received a request from a reporter from the Star to comment on walkways and pedestrian bridges in and around KL. The article below reflects the research and reports. Pedestrian crossings not as safe as expected 17 September 2009 By LIM CHIA YING PEDESTRIAN bridges, walkways and underground tunnels can be a boon to […]