Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Government Should Invest More To Upgrade Public Transportation System

BERNAMA : "KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 (Bernama) -- The government needs to invest more to make the current public transportation system more efficient in the country and to get 90 per cent of the population to use bus and rail services, says the Real Estate and Housing Developers Association of Malaysia.

National Council Member Datuk Wan Hashimi Albakri bin Wan Ahmad Amin Jaffri said 80 per cent of Malaysians now opted to use private transport and only 20 per cent used public vehicles."

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Petaling Jaya free buses start next month

New Straits Times: "PETALING JAYA: THE free bus service offered by Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ), which follows a loop of 28km in the city centre, will be launched next month.
The service aims to ease the heavy traffic jam in the city centre, especially during the morning and evening rush hour.
Prasarana will deploy a fleet of 10 buses to ply the area which will pass through PJ Old Town, Jalan Yong Shook Lin, Section 14, Jalan Barat and Jalan Utara."

Monday, April 7, 2014

Public transport line would be better, say assemblymen

The Malay Mail Online: "“The federal government has to move on from building more highways to increasing connectivity between public transportation, which will benefit the residents of Petaling Jaya and Puchong,” Yeo told Malay Mail."

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Petaling Jaya council adopts monthly car-free day

New Straits Times: "PETALING JAYA: THE Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) is the second local authority to adopt a monthly car-free campaign after City Hall got the ball rolling in January.
The car-free day, which sees its launch tomorrow, will become a monthly event on the last Sunday of each month."