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…)


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.


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



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…)