A funny thing happened in Penang last week. Think City organised a talk by Yoga Adiwinarto, the Indonesia country director of the Institute of Transport and Development Planning (ITDP), on 16 January - with unexpected results.
Dr Lim Mah Hui has come up with another rejoinder for those fascinated with ultra-expensive six-lane elevated and underground highways and elevated light rail transit for Penang. His article below:
The following piece by Lim Mah Hui is bang on target. I doubt the pro-elevated LRT camp will be able to refute his figures for KL ridership figures and projected LRT operational losses, no matter how much...
The chart above by Penang Forum shows us that cars make up 96% of the modal share in Penang compared with just 33% in Singapore. What is more striking is that we have 100 metres of highway per 1,000...
You’ve got to applaud the federal government for reviewing the MRT2 contract in seeking the best possible deal for the people. You can see how billions of ringgit can be saved through this exercise, especially when the government enlisted...