New KTM Komuter trains arrive in Port Klang (Update #2)

photos of the 6 Car Set trains on KTMB’s Facebook here ! Updated with an article from Railway Gazette! TRANSIT took note of this article, announcing that the first of the new 6-carriage Komuter trains has arrived in Malaysia. Click here for a larger view of the image above. This train is the first … More New KTM Komuter trains arrive in Port Klang (Update #2)

Updates #90

Updates #90 1. Article: Close shave for six schoolgirls (NST, 18 June 2011) – Six secondary school students in Georgetown had a close shave yesterday after the school bus they were in overturned in Jalan Mount Erskine. 2. Article: Country’s first electric motorcycle launched (The Star, 16 June 2011) – Modenas CTric was launched by the … More Updates #90

Updates #83

Updates #83 1. Article: Free Rides (Streets – NST, 26 April 2011) – NST Streets takes a look at 4 free community shuttle buses in the Kuala Lumpur area. More information on shuttle “schedules” can be found here.

Why are men using ‘women-only coaches’? And is it so wrong? (Update #1)

Updated with a new ‘investigative’ feature from the Star Metro news team! (Scroll down to the bottom of the page) TRANSIT noted this recent article which complains that male passengers are still using the ‘women-only’ coaches on the KTM Komuter trains. TRANSIT now has to wonder – what is it that is happening here? With … More Why are men using ‘women-only coaches’? And is it so wrong? (Update #1)

Updates #54

Updates #54 1. Article: Sultan of Johor wants the new bridge to replace causeway (Malay Mail) – Comments from the Sultan of Johor on the occasion of the opening of JB Sentral train station. 2. Article: 35,000 commuters use women’s coach daily, says minister (Malay Mail) – According to Transport Deputy Minister Datuk Abdul Rahim … More Updates #54

Updates #51

Updates #51 1. Article: Overwhelmed by pink (NST) – further updates on KTM’s women-only coaches suggest that some men either don’t get it or refuse to understand the reasons for the policy – further reinforcing the argument that KTM or the Ministry of Women, Family & Community Development should conduct an independent survey of public … More Updates #51

Celebrating Updates #50!

Updates #50 TRANSIT thought we would celebrate our 50th posting of “Updates” of stories related to public transport in Malaysia with an “all-photos” update. We hope that you find this update to be unique and interesting. 1. Article: Dangerous passage for bridge users (Streets-NST) – complaints about the pedestrian bridge at Maharajalela Monorail station 2. … More Celebrating Updates #50!

Updates #48

Updates #48 1. Article: Residents demand authorities probe bus shelter collapse (Streets-NST) – anger over the collapse of a 2year old bus shelter in Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, JB. 2. Letter: Put the brakes on errant cabbies with stiff penalties (The Star) – YS Chan from KL comments on the announcement that most complaints to … More Updates #48