Fed up after the petrol price hike? Depressed over inadequate public transport? Why not channel your frustrations into something more productive such as lobbying for sustainable public transport? Penang Forum and the Working Group on Public Transport are holding a forum in Penang soon.
We are pleased to invite you for a forum co-organised by Penang Forum and the Working Group on Public Transport.
The forum, followed by a workshop, seeks to understand the public’s needs on public transport towards a liveable city and sustainable development.
The forum is part of the effort to stimulate a nationwide campaign to advocate for policy change both at national and state level.
Reclaiming our streets: Towards SUSTAINABLE transport
Date: 14 September 2013
Time: 2.00pm – 6:00pm
Venue: Caring Society Complex
2.00pm – Registration
2.30pm – Keynote adress by Gurmit Singh (Cetdem)
2.45pm – Panel of speakers
- Alternative vision for public transport by Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj (MP for Sg Siput)
- Problems faced by persons with disabilities by Khu Li Fang (Wheelchair users of public transport)
- Transport issues in Penang by Lim Thean Heng (Implementation Coordinator of Penang Transport Master Plan)
- Problems Faced by state goverment in resolving public transport issues by Chow Kon Yeow (Penang State ExCo member for Local Goverment; Traffic Management; Flood Mitigation)
3.45pm – Workshop Groups (coffee/tea break)
5.00pm – Plenary
5.45pm – Closing
Admission: RM5 (Students and senior citizens free)
We look forward to discuss this important issue with you.
Kindly fill up our online registration form. For any enquiries, please contact Chon Kai 019-5669518.
Penang Forum and Working Group on Public Transport