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"

'via Blog this'

Friday, May 29, 2015

New free bus service in Malaysia

Fare-Free New Zealand: "Shah Alam, Subang Jaya and Klang city residents’ dream of enjoying free public transportation will come true in July when the Selangor (State) government starts its free bus services in the three townships.

The bus service will enable about 24,000 people to travel around those three areas for free and with ease."

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Collecting fares to pay for systems to collect fares

Vix eyes Malaysian public transport deal | Business News | Business and Finance News | | The Courier-Mail: "Melbourne-based company Vix Technology is in the final stages of contract negotiations with the Malaysian government’s public transport regulator on a deal worth $27 million over five years.

The contract would involve Vix Technology creating a platform to unify payments for the country’s multiple transit operators under a single transport ticketing system."

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Kuching, Malaysia should ‘Focus on improving public transport’

The Star Online: "KUCHING: If Kuching is to be made more competitive as envisioned in the 11th Malaysia Plan, the authorities should emphasise public transport more, said residents.

“We can’t be a competitive city with poor public transport. That would be ironic and counterproductive,” said Sonia Luhong.

The graphic designer added that reliable public transport would reduce pollution and dependence on personal vehicles and increase mobility for city folk and tourists.

“I’m looking forward to Malaysia setting a positive example and maybe even a new benchmark for public transportation in the region,” said Luhong, 25, in response to Kuching's inclusion in the 11MP’s strategy of investing in competitive cities."