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Karachi’s public buses to run on cow poo

The cheap, clean bus network will cater for 320,000 passengers daily.

Locally assembled buses now SST exempt, says finance minister

The decision was made after receiving appeals from the Bus Operators Association, says Lim Guan Eng.

Which is the best transport option of all?

A look at five of the public transport options available in the Klang Valley, how they stack up and which would be best for Penang.

Putrajaya and the public transport challenge

The transport minister should undertake a review of public transport provisions for Putrajaya before talking about other massive rail projects.

Stop building more highways, boost public transport in Penang

If new Pan Island highway is built, it will only be a matter of time before the nodes at Gurney Drive and Bayan Lepas FIZ develop into major bottlenecks.

RapidPenang shelves plan to reduce bus routes

Chief operations officer Mohd Azmi Abdullah says the decision was made after discussions with Prasarana and following an appeal from the chief minister's office.

Making people give up their cars and switch to public transport

Cetdem head Anthony Tan says bus and rail systems are ideal, while Charles Santiago says it should be cheaper to use transit and more expensive to use your own car.

Johor exco: ECRL, HSR won’t jeopardise local airlines

He says former finance minister Daim Zainuddin was wrong in making such an assumption.

Don’t criticise if you don’t understand BRT plan, Warisan told

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Rahman Dahlan says Warisan vice-president Junz Wong’s idea of using minibuses will not solve the public transport problem in Kota Kinabalu.

Warisan pledges to dump BN’s ‘pricey’ BRT for minibus system

Junz Wong disagrees with federal minister Abdul Rahman Dahlan’s suggestion that Sabahans fork out higher fares for improved public transport.

Amsterdam airport unveils new ‘clean-air’ bus fleet

The buses operated by Connexxion will connect Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Amsterdam, Haarlem, and Eindhoven.

Penang island to designate parking areas for buses, lorries

This followed rising complaints of bottlenecks on major roads caused by the haphazard parking of these vehicles.

53 buses caught under Ops Serkap

SPAD finds many of them did not have proper permits.

Semantan-Kajang MRT 95% ready

For the phase one Sungai Buloh-Semantan MRT line, 112 feeder buses will begin operating on 25 routes from the 12 stations this Friday.

Thai drug lord believed to be in hiding in Malaysia

Ikram Abdullah, high on the Thai police's wanted list for running one of the country's biggest drug syndicates, reportedly fled here to escape police dragnet in Thailand.

Perak police propose AES cameras near Menora Tunnel

Police also want speed bumps to ensure bus drivers and other vehicles keep to the speed limits while coming down the steep slope from the tunnel.

Liow orders bus limiters for all buses

Transport minister says the ruling was made three years ago and he wants it implemented immediately in view of the rising number of road accidents.

Speed-limiters for all commercial vehicles from Jan 1, 2017

Transport ministry has enforced the use of the speed limiter device in commercial vehicles from Jan 1, 2015 for new model vehicles and in-production vehicles.

Armed Forces to build 100 new houses for veterans

Defence Minister Hishammuddin says another 100 homes of veterans will be repaired.

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