Guest writer German urban planning expert Alex Koenig shares with us his views about the transport challenges facing Penang. At present Penang is experiencing traffic jams only during school holidays. Soon this will become a daily affair - especially...
As usual, in any impending privatisation exercise, they only want the profitable bits, while the loss-making or difficult bits remain for the public to bear. In the case of Penang port, Penang Port Sdn Bhd wants to surrender...
Why is Putrajaya so keen on monorail for Penang and why is the state government so receptive to this offer?The Penang Forum Steering Committee, however, considers the PM's pledge of a monorail for Penang as an election gimmick. ...
All pedestrian pavements and bus-stops in our cities and towns across the country should be subjected to a wheelchair test. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gadcenfgMqY&w=470&h=353] Better still if we could get our municipal council presidents, political leaders, urban and transport planners and...
In these photos along Green Lane, you will see some of the trees we stand to lose because of our obsession with cars, the MPPP's short-sighted road-widening plan and the federal government's failure to provide a decent public transport...