Tracks are subject to regular and major maintenance, says municipal councillor.
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.
China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) says the country remains a preferred market for its overseas business.
The meeting next week follows remarks by the transport minister that a tram system may be more suitable than the LRT for Penang island.
Roger Teoh says the project will ultimately require a government bail-out as its projected ridership numbers are unattainable.
If the plan comes to fruition, the right policies must be in place to support the switch from driving to taking public transport.
However, ex-Seberang Perai Municipal Council member Joshua Woo says elevated trains will be Penang's best option in the long run.
Transport Minister Anthony Loke says the ministry is proposing alternatives after a study finds LRT may not be the best bet for the state.
Abang Johari Openg berkata, penangguhan itu untuk memberi laluan bagi memfokuskan pembangunan luar bandar.
He says postponement paves way for Sarawak to focus on rural development.
The construction of mega projects is closely tied to numerous social and economic infrastructures which are necessary for the growth of the nation.
While an elevated LRT would pose less risk to the public than an on-ground tram system, the differences in safety statistics are negligible relative to motorised vehicles.
Indonesia is investigating a series of malfunctions that have plagued its first light rapid transit system.
The chief minister says the state government will ask for low-interest loans if the federal government does not approve the application for additional funds.
The transport minister should undertake a review of public transport provisions for Putrajaya before talking about other massive rail projects.
The state government should have done a comparative study on the financial viability of alternative public transport systems before a choice was made.
The incident occurred at about 8am today.
Kejadian itu berlaku kira-kira 8.00 pagi, hari ini.
The projected ridership numbers for the Penang LRT are highly unrealistic and will likely be missed by a significant margin.
Each state must equip itself with a right set-up, proper framework, good administrative structure and competent personnel to execute its new functions.
He says he is thinking of the future of Kuching as the population has increased tremendously.
Chow Kon Yeow says the three-island project to create 4,000ha of land and spur Penang’s economy in the booming Bayan Lepas industrial zone will proceed.
DAP leader accuses Penang BN of trying to divert attention away from the BN manifesto's lack of plans for a Penang LRT.
This is thanks to a system which immediately halts an approaching train upon detecting an object on the track.