Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow says the project is awaiting conditional approval by the transport ministry.
The DoE gives approval for the project with 56 conditions.
They will be used for affordable housing, and commercial and industrial opportunities.
This includes plans for highways, light rail transit lines and the three artificial islands project.
Penang may be in a rut, but it is the state government that put it there.
He doesn't agree with the Penang chief minister's contention that the silent majority support reclamation work and the PTMP transport system.
Sahabat Alam Malaysia berkata hartanah yang dibina di tas tanah tebus guna akan jadi mahal dan diluar kemampuan kebanyakan orang.
Sahabat Alam Malaysia responds to a developer's vision of Penang as 'the next Singapore' due to its three islands project.
The holding company of those involved in reclaiming three islands south of Penang island sees good times ahead through the project.
The former government didn't give priority to these projects but new administration must be more responsive.
The PTMP is a series of roads, rail and other modes of transport to be financed through the creation and sale of three reclaimed islands.
Chow Kon Yeow responds to Najib Razak's criticism of the mega highway project.
Jagdeep Singh Deo says this includes the Social Impact Assessment for the RM46 billion transport plan.
C4 wants an independent review of the mega project following the latest landslide in Penang which has claimed nine lives so far.
The projects under the Penang Transport Master Plan involve risky and environmentally sensitive areas, says state Wanita Umno chief.
The former prime minister says the DAP leader is being dishonest as both continue their spat.
If Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow opposed the Penang Outer Ring Road in the past, he must now justify the Penang Island Link 1 which is an extension of the aborted PORR.
Building more roads does not resolve traffic problems, says a transport expert.
Tracks are subject to regular and major maintenance, says municipal councillor.
Penang Forum says it's much cheaper than LRT and can move freely on existing roads.
Governments around the world are aware of this and as such, they make sure there is a balance of highways and public transportation system.
Meenakshi Raman urges the state government to reveal details in layman's terms.
It says past experiences have shown that projects are approved by federal environmental regulators without care given to genuine concerns.
The Department of Environment, with the assistance of the state government, will hold a townhall session on Sept 20 to hear the views of the people on the project, says chief minister.