Sunday, March 27, 2016

Malaysia experience shows the mistake of building rail before buses

New Straits Times : "First came the rail systems, the Putra and Star light rail transit (LRT) and KTM (Keretapi Tanah Melayu Bhd), as well as the ERL (Express Rail Link) to KLIA. Then came the monorail. Feeder buses around commuter trains grew to service the passengers, but it was slow and time consuming. Although the commuter trains were jam-packed during rush hours, the system did not develop in tandem to gain popularity. "

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Johor Baru Malaysia starting new free bus service - 30 buses | Malay Mail Online

Malay Mail Online : "JOHOR BARU, March 20 — The state government will start a free bus service here and in the outlying districts of Pasir Gudang and Kulai in the middle of next month.

Thirty buses will ply several routes in the pilot project, called Johor Muafakat (Johor Unite)."

Sunday, March 6, 2016

穿梭4地区免费载客 和谐巴士月中试跑

2016年03月04日 南洋网: "(古来3日讯)掌管柔佛州房屋及地方政府事务的行政议员拿督阿都拉帝班迪透露,州政府以1100万令吉在4地方政府推动一项免费“柔佛和谐”巴士服务,料在本月中旬试跑,计划在4月由柔佛州务大臣主持开幕仪式。