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.
Renowned US civil rights activist Katherine Egland delivers sharp rebuke over Penang's plan to build more roads, telling authorities to focus on battling climate change instead.
They submit memorandum to chief minister asking that an elevated road, part of a proposed highway, be shifted elsewhere as it will pose a hazard to schoolchildren and road users.
Penang CM says detailed explanation on 'dangerous' granite fault lines issue would be given in next few days.
Aliran also calls for review of Penang Transport Master Plan to check on long-term impact of such a massive project on environment.
PSM central committee member Choo Chon Kai says it’s time to make unpopular choices instead of building more highways that end up congested again.
Chow Kon Yeow says the briefing sessions held were the most extensive ever for a proposed public transport system in the country.
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.
The state government and SRS Consortium have yet to address concerns of dubious population density projections and unrealistic ridership forecasts.
Penang CM says protesting group got their facts wrong.
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.
Pengerusi Persatuan Penduduk Tanjung Bungah berkata, semasa pemerintahan kerajaan BN pada 2002, Chow Kon Yeow antara pembangkang yang membantah projek Lingkaran Luar Pulau Pinang.
Global transportation companies without local or regional partners should be consulted this time.
Chow Kon Yeow says Najib cannot compare the cost of the proposed Penang highway link with the ECRL as both are completely different.
Kebun Bunga assemblyman Jason Ong Khan Lee calls for review of RM46 billion PTMP and undersea tunnel.
Chow Kon Yeow says they will not only help finance transportation projects but also boost the state's land bank.
Penang Forum says the Council of Eminent Persons also wants an immediate review of the controversial Penang Transport Master Plan.
The finance minister says the review is to ensure that only those who are qualified receive assistance.
The state government should have done a comparative study on the financial viability of alternative public transport systems before a choice was made.
Pihak berkuasa negeri dan persekutuan harus bersama melihat kebolehsediaan pautan rel pada salah satu jambatan di antara tanah besar dan pulau.
The original Penang Transport Master Plan clearly states that the undersea tunnel project is not an urgent priority.
The projected ridership numbers for the Penang LRT are highly unrealistic and will likely be missed by a significant margin.