Tuesday, 15 October 2019
The consultants for the Penang transport master plan have responded to an earlier post on this blog. Halcrow consultant David Turner writes: Dear Anil Netto, I have read your article with interest. I would like to clarify a number of issues raised...
While we lament the terrible congestion on the urban roads in the peninsula, spare a thought for motorists in Sarawak using this horribly muddy road from Miri to Marudi. This slippery 43km road, riddled with potholes, was built only...
When Halcrow first came up with its transport masterplan, the projected cost of implementing the Penang masterplan was reported to be RM27bn. This figure included the RM6bn-plus for the tunnel and three highways (under Zenith), which was the state...
Last night, I received a couple of text messages informing me of this. The report below says the scrapping of the Penang Outer Ring Road (Porr) and monorail projects is "likely to anger Penang". But to me, this must...
Update: Please, no tigers on the island! That's the plea of an experienced vet in Penang whom I spoke to. "Penang as an island is not the place for wild animals especially tigers. The whole concept of having animals...