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Taking on the MRT

Taking on the MRT

Touted as the new “backbone” of public transport in Klang Valley, the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) has been the talk of the town since its first line of its overall scheme was revealed on 13 Feb 2011. An estimated 51km long, the Sungai Buloh-Kajang line will have 35 proposed stations. Total construction cost will only […]

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RapidKL: Bicycles “potentially dangerous weapons”

RapidKL: Bicycles “potentially dangerous weapons”

KUALA LUMPUR, 17 Sept 2009: RapidKL considers bicycles, even folded ones, “potentially dangerous” to bring onboard an LRT. Hence, its policy restricting bicycles from LRT trains during peak hours. RapidKL’s communication division general manager, Ebi Azly Abdullah, said the company’s policy on bicycles was clearly stated on its website.  Foldable bicycles are only allowed during […]

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Govt wants to cut street crime by 20%

PUTRAJAYA, 27 July 2009: The government has set a target of reducing street crimes by 20% by the end of next year, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced today. He said the government viewed with concern the need to check crime and, as such, decided to make crime reduction one of the national key […]

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Fomca sends open letter to PM and cabinet

PETALING JAYA, 26 May 2009: The Federation of Malaysian Consumer Associations (Fomca) today sent an open letter to the Prime Minister and his cabinet urging them to take immediate steps to improve the public transportation system in the country. The letter, made available to Bernama, said that despite promises made by the government over the […]

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Formula for bus fare found: Noh

IPOH, 19 Jan 2009: The government has found a formula to resolve the public transport fare issue including the surcharge imposed by bus and taxi operators, said Entrepreneur and Cooperatives Development Minister Datuk Noh Omar. “The formula will be announced after a meeting with representatives of all the public transport operators and consumer associations. It […]

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