Here’s something interesting from the Penang Municipal Council, which hopefully will be the first step towards more sustainable transport and pedestrian-friendly streets in Penang. Pulau Tikus is supposed to the focus of a pilot project that could be extended throughout Penang. If you are in the area, why not check it out or better still, participate.
Decongest traffic in Pulau Tikus
You are all invited to a stakeholders’ meeting
Time: 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Date: 10 October 2009
Place: Balai Rakyat Pulau Tikus, Jalan Cantonment
Organised by MPPP
Daily traffic jams!! For so many years!!
HOW can this problem be solved??
CAN holistic win-win solutions be found??
YES – you the public and the government!!
Let’s ALL work together for our communities.
Objective: The Penang state and local governments are committed to improve our traffic and public transportation. Pulau Tikus area is to be the first for traffic decongestion for the benefit of all stake-holders — the local communities & traders, commercial & office commuters, school children and the public at large.
Your participation is crucial for success.
Process: To engage the public and stakeholders — in this process, create public awareness, seek their views, cooperation, feedback, and support for win-win solutions.
Plan: Ensure smooth traffic flows & safe pedestrian commuting along Burmah Road from Codrington Avenue to Brown Road; along Cantonment Road from Taman Berjaya to Kelawai Road; and along Bangkok Lane (see map).
Implementation in stages
2.warning notices together with summons
3.enforcement (clamping of cars)
Alternative parking: Well over 300 parking bays along service roads & in private car parks (see map).
Hotline and Website: For information, suggestions, feedback – contact:
04-263-7637 MPPP Hotline; 04-229-1179 MPPP Enforcement
Email to : [email protected]