Rapid Penang can track the movement of its buses from its control centre in Lorong Kulit Rapid Penang is now equipped with GPS (Global Positioning System), which enables it to track the movement of its buses around Penang. The next phase...
Trams glide along the narrow streets of Amsterdam (Photo credit: commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Leidsestraat_Amsterdam.JPG) Blog reader Josh, a Penangite in the Netherlands, is impressed with the trams over there: I fully support the re-introduction of trams in Penang. I am a Penangite now living...
This is the latest status of all the mega projects in Penang. These remarks are based on the Prime Minister's reply to a question raised by the Penang Chief Minister in Parliament on 20 August 2008. What the first three...
Some RM100 million has been allocated for 200 new buses for Rapid Penang, which already has 150 buses. The additional buses will slash the average waiting time from 25 minutes to 10 minutes and enable Rapid Penang to add 14...
The old tram track on Penang Road A tram expert has been spotted in Penang. Putting two and two together, I believe the proposal to bring back trams to Penang is now being given serious thought.  Things seem to be moving. The...
PKR back-bencher Sim Tze Tzin (Batu Uban Pantai Jerejak) has delivered a visionary speech in the Penang State Assembly that received praise from the Speaker. Speaker Abdul Halim Hussain described Sim's speech as people-centric, reports theSun today. Sim made several suggestions...
RM2 billion terminal - but not enough funds for public transport (Image from penangsentral.com.my) So we are going to have a montrous RM2 billion terminal in Butterworth that is supposed to be the gateway to Penang. This project is supposed to...
Photo by Henk Graalman, Adelaide Trams in Adelaide, the "twin city" of George Town, Penang Photo credit: lightrailnow.org It looks as if a huge majority (85 per cent) of urban motorists in Malaysia are ready to leave their cars behind...
Armenian Street in George Town, which has the largest collection of pre-war houses - over 12,000 in all - in South-East Asia. Photo credit: Wikipedia The Stadhuys Square in Malacca Photo credit: Wikipedia Rua das Flores (Flowers Street), the main...
More reactions from people regarding the federal government's shelving of the mega transport projects for Penang. Obviously, the federal government doesn't consider those projects as "people friendly", which makes me wonder how they came up with those projects in...

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