The project will require at least RM170 million to maintain annually and may lead to higher assessment rates for house owners in future.
Penang chief minister says fewer than 3% of almost 3,000 people who viewed the LRT plans on public display are against it.
Chow Kon Yeow says the two projects will be included in the 12th Malaysia Plan (2021-2025), which will be tabled in Parliament in the third quarter of next year.
Halcrow mencadangkan rangkaian sistem pengangkutan awam yang merangkumi trem, Bas Rapid Transit (BRT), bas, bas perantara, laluan kereta api dan feri.
The Penang government should justify why it is choosing the LRT over a technology that is better, cheaper and faster.
The Autonomous Rail Rapid Transit is not only cheaper compared with the LRT, but also faster to instal.
Penyelidik menganggarkan kos pembinaan ART antara A$6 juta hingga A$8 juta (RM18-24 juta) per kilometer berbanding LRT yang menelan belanja sekurang-kurangnya A$50 juta (RM150 juta) setiap kilometer.
Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow hopes the public will provide feedback and criticisms, which will be reviewed by those involved in the project.
Consumer group says CM must realise that Penang’s natural resources are being destroyed and projected ridership won't be that high.
ART adalah sebuah sistem hibrid trem-kereta api-bas, terbukti berjaya di China dan lebih murah untuk dibina dan diselenggara.
Penang Forum questions state's preference for RM8.5 billion LRT line.
It receives the notice of termination for the underground works from MRCB George Kent Sdn Bhd on Monday.
This follows claims by a group that over 600 bodies might have to be exhumed if the LRT line were to cross a portion of the cemetery.
The Sungai Nibong Besar Mosque Action Committee holds protest against the Penang government, warning it not to touch the cemetery.
This follows protests by the committee running the mosque in Bayan Lepas.
‘The Penang state government is taking positive steps to ease traffic congestion.’
Mosque committee wants the rail alignment amended.
Bagi menghargai sumbangan dan pengorbanan pekerja pulang lewat, Nasi Lemak Saleha mengagihkan juadah berbuka puasa kepada mereka di LRT Pasar Seni.
There is a need for better connectivity to cater to the working class and the rural population.
At 1,000 sq ft per unit, the price is only RM232 per sq ft with two car parks - a rather attractive deal.
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He doesn't agree with the Penang chief minister's contention that the silent majority support reclamation work and the PTMP transport system.
Municipal councillor Joshua Woo says while there is a lot yet to be done local authorities are on the right track.
In a nutshell, this facility simply translates to lower costs = higher savings.