Thursday, August 29, 2013

What is your dream for Malaysia?

Free Malaysia Today: "“I dream that one day Malaysia will have efficient and accessible public transport system from both Perlis to Johor and Kuching to Lahad Datu.”"

You too can share your dreams with similarly hopeful Malaysians at

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Jarkarta to change all stations into an integrated system

City to change all stations into an integrated system | The Jakarta Post: "The agency planned to provide 19 feeder bus routes connecting Depok, Bogor and Bekasi in West Java and Tangerang in Banten to the city’s commercial areas such as Blok M in South Jakarta, Grogol in West Jakarta and Senen in Central Jakarta.

“We are now operating seven of them,” he said in a discussion on integrated transportation held by the Associate of Indonesian Architects."

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Government investing in park-and-ride, repeating sprawl-promoting mistake of USA

More parking bays for commuters - Nation | The Star Online: "In announcing this, the Railway Asset Corporation (RAC), a corporation under the purview of the Transport Ministry, said the success was due to the development of more than 5,000 new parking bays at Komuter rail stations."

Indonesians Cope With Infuriating Traffic and Inefficient Public Transit

Four year wait for metro to be built. Why not free buses in the interim? "horrific traffic and an inefficient public transportation system condemn many people to sitting in cars, buses and minivans or on motorcycles for four hours a day or longer, year-round."

Monday, August 5, 2013

Friday, August 2, 2013

Selangor committee to study ways boost state's public transportation usage

The Star Online: "KLANG:  A high-level committee headed by Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim will be set up to study ways to boost the usage of public transportation in the state.

The committee's objective is to reduce the number of private vehicles on the road, thus reducing the level of traffic congestion, said Khalid."

Mad, reckless, race for last profits, as cheap oil has peaked

The Washington Post: "BANGKOK — Workers in white suits used buckets to scoop up globs of crude oil blackening the once white sands and emerald waters of a tourist island in Thailand’s eastern sea on Tuesday, as the oil slick continued to spread three days after leaking from a nearby pipeline."