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Singapore says Musk’s electric cars are about ‘lifestyle’ not climate

Singapore is much more interested in a proper solution that will address climate problems.

ART versus LRT in Penang

The Penang government should justify why it is choosing the LRT over a technology that is better, cheaper and faster.

No car parks for housing near MRT stations? Think again

A future in which everybody takes public transportation is still far off. Thus, people will continue to drive cars and car parks will still be very much needed.

Hong Kong protesters disrupt train services, cause commuter chaos

Minor scuffles broke out between protesters and commuters as some grew frustrated over the train stoppage.

7 bad habits of Malaysian train commuters

From foul body odour to ‘manspreading’, Malaysian railway commuters have to deal with niggling annoyances on a near daily basis.

Public inspection of Penang LRT plan from Aug 19

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow hopes the public will provide feedback and criticisms, which will be reviewed by those involved in the project.

Cargo train derails, ETS and Komuter services affected

No passenger services between Sungai Buloh and Serendah, and between KL Sentral and Tanjung Malim

Bike-ride service pins hopes on Indonesian rival

Malaysia's first motorcycle ride-hailing service finds hope in news that Go-Jek of Indonesia is interested in operating here.

A response to arguments against PTMP

It is common for experts to disagree on plans, but they should not condemn them without demonstrating detailed knowledge about them.

Look to Singapore, not KL, for PTMP

Instead of copying Kuala Lumpur’s problematic public transport systems, Penang should look to Singapore’s single MRT system.

Build the missing MRT link

There is a need for better connectivity to cater to the working class and the rural population.

Govt announces half-a-billion ringgit fund to improve public transport

The fund will be managed by Bank Pembangunan Malaysia.

Debunking 5 arguments against PTMP

It's not about how many highways are built; it's about how to efficiently disperse traffic.

RapidKL’s cashless plan is thoughtless, say critics

An expert questions whether an occasional passenger would buy a RM50 pass just to take a RM2 trip, but some welcome the move.

KTM offers 20% discount card to bring back passengers

Transport Minister Loke Siew Fook says KTM lost customers after commuter fares rose from 11 sen to 15 sen per kilometre in 2016.

Indonesians get first chance to ride subway in traffic-clogged capital

The MRT, developed with Japanese expertise and funding, is the centrepiece of President Jokowi's infrastructure boom.

National strike brings Belgium to standstill

Belgium's Brussels Airlines has cancelled all its 222 flights.

How Penang should improve its mobility

Penang needs mass transit systems urgently.

10 things you should know about My100 and My50

In a nutshell, this facility simply translates to lower costs = higher savings.

2 ways to reduce cars on roads but which will Penangites...

Dedicating special lanes to buses will narrow roads and only lead to protests by motorists but an elevated LRT will pose no such problem.

Bus Rapid Transit system perfect for Penang, says transport expert

He says Indonesia’s BRT system, the TransJakarta, was the first in Asean and has been a success story, carrying 700,000 people a day.

Why arguments for Penang LRT are a little off-track

The ART system is superior to the LRT in many ways, including in terms of cost for construction and maintenance.

Think twice before building LRT in Penang

The LRT may prove neither smoother nor more comfortable for commuters.

Shah Alam residents want LRT3 line realigned

Residents say the project will affect two playgrounds in the area.