If we really want to promote cycling and bicycle lanes, maybe what we need is a mascot. For risking life and limb in the pursuit of cycling (and the PM), for his valiant attempt at cycling until a...
Selangor is setting the early pace: Kuala Kubu Bharu could have bicycle lanes by December, followed by PJ and Shah Alam. How about Penang, Kinta Valley and JB? This thing about cycle lanes should go well beyond tokenism and...
Echoes of the Great Depression may be seen in the pitiful conditions faced by many workers around the world today. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fO0-EXS69gM?rel=0&w=480&h=274] This is a photo exhibit, using Dorothea Lange's photos from the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl of...
As you can see, Penang once had an eco-friendly public transport system. Thanks to Ric for this photo from the 1950s. Click on the photo to view a full-screen version. Here you can see a trolleybus passing by the...
Reader Grandma sends us her recollection of how well public transport was organised around Maxwell Road (next to present-day Prangin Mall). [googlemaps https://maps.google.com.my/maps?q=maxwell+road+penang&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF8&hl=en&hq=&hnear=Jalan+Maxwell,+Georgetown,+10100+George+Town,+Penang&t=m&vpsrc=6&ll=5.414427,100.332406&spn=0.009613,0.009656&z=16&iwloc=A&output=embed&w=450&h=450] I lived in Maxwell Road which is parallel to Prangin Road until the demolition to make way...