Yesterday, representatives of Penang Forum raised serious concerns with the Penang state government over the three highways and tunnel project.
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.
The RM8bn mega tunnel-and-highways mega project mooted by the Penang state government is cause for much concern among those who desire a more sustainable long-term solution for the state.
Perceptive statement below on decentralisation in Penang. Generally, I agree with the thrust of this piece except: