Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Free bus and train rides extended for 3 months

Bangkok Post : "Free rides on selected public buses and trains will be extended for another three months, until the end of January, Deputy Transport Minister Ormsin Chivapruck said on Tuesday."

Monday, September 21, 2015

Cyclists swarm Bangkok for 'Car Free Day'

Bangkok Post: news: "Bangkok Governor MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra launched "Bangkok Car Free Day 2015" at Sanam Luang on Sunday morning, part of a campaign to reduce the use of cars and encourage patronage of public transport and bicycles."

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Jakarta told to speed up development of public transportation

Jakarta Post: "President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has called for faster construction of mass transportation in Jakarta to immediately ease the daily traffic gridlock.

“Don’t cause any delays. We have to immediately address the acute traffic congestion in the capital city,” said President Jokowi at a ceremony for the turning of the sod on the Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Jakarta on Wednesday."

Friday, September 4, 2015

Jakarta to develop three integrated public transportation terminals

The Post: "Currently, Jakartans rely heavily on private vehicles – motorcycles and cars – due to a lack of decent public transportation.

The development of integrated terminals is part of the city's effort to solve the public transportation problem. (bbn)"

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Singapore Bank knows people love #freetransit, uses it as bait

Free bus, MRT, LRT rides for 100,000 POSB cardholders every Friday - Channel NewsAsia: "SINGAPORE: A total of 100,000 POSB cardholders will get unlimited free MRT, LRT, and bus rides on Fridays until the end of the year.

To tap on these free rides, cardholders will have to link their POSB Everyday Credit Cards or their PAssion POSB Debit Cards with EZ-Reload, which allows these cards to be topped up automatically ."

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Reform Malaysia’s transport mess

Free Malaysia Today: " it’s time for Malaysia to get serious about developing a more integrated urban transport system in our major cities. "

Monday, June 1, 2015

Selangor govt to begin free bus services this July

paultan: "The Selangor government is set to begin its free bus service in Shah Alam, Subang Jaya and Klang this coming July. The public service is expected to help alleviate ever-worsening traffic conditions and provide transport alternatives to around 24,000 residents in three of the aforementioned townships"

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