Tagged: transport

Why is Penang willing to accept monorail?

I am not sure why the Penang government is willing to cooperate with the federal government for a monorail project, when I believe the Penang transport masterplan, commissioned by the state government, recommended a combination of bus rapid transit and trams. (more…)

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Do you know what 87 units per acre looks like?

Is this what we want for Penang? This is the sort of density that could be approved for a string of new projects in the pipeline.

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This is what a typical city block would look like based on 87 units per acre - Graphic: Penang Forum

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That 87 units per acre density

About a year ago, news filtered through that the MPPP was revising the plot ratios for new projects and higher densities of 87 units/acre would be allowed. (more…)

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