Not enough emphasis has been placed in our urban planning on dedicated bus-lanes and on streets that would be shared among buses, bicycles and pedestrians. This video is a 'must watch' for all our politicians, mayors, city councillors and...
Most passengers do not have Komtar as their destination and to dedicate huge areas of prime land for platforms of stationed, waiting trains is undesirable, asserts Alex Koenig. German urban planner Alex Koening, who spent many years in Penang,...
Two sets of the RM46bn SRS Consortium transport proposal have been put up on public display at Dewan Sri Pinang in George Town for a month from today. About 10 reporters were waiting at the venue to see who would...
Our guest writer today is Eric Britton, who discusses the land reclamation in southern Penang island, which is linked to the over-the-top SRS proposal for the Penang transport masterplan. Step 1: Dump the land reclamation plan which has no...
This is another piece by Roger Teoh that is worth reading. He expresses more or less the same concerns that Penang Forum has been articulating, but this time from a rigorous academic background in transport studies. So why are...
This is an article by Roger Teoh, who debunks the rationale for building more highways in Penang: This article on the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) is in response to state representative and Penang Island Municipal Council (MBPP) councillor...
This piece is by Roger Teoh, a postgraduate student studying for a PhD at the Centre for Transport Studies, Imperial College London: The link between transport policy and social equity is often an important issue left undiscussed in the developing...
MBPP councillor Dr Lim Mah Hui wrote this commentary after an exchange with Roger Teoh, a PhD student in transport engineering, who is also a DAP member: Over the past weeks, Roger Teoh, a PhD student in transport engineering, has...
Penang Forum, a civil society coalition of Penang-based NGOs and concerned individuals, has come up with a new video in its persistent campaign call for a 'Better, Cheaper, Faster' Penang transport masterplan as an alternative to the over-the-top RM46bn...
Not long ago, while walking along a dim 'five-foot way' in town, my knee struck against a parked motorbike in the shadows. "Ouch! Man, that hurt," I thought to myself, with none-too-pleasant thoughts about the person who had parked...

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