MRT2 underground termination highlights fundamental flaw in PDP model

The termination of MMC-Gamuda as the contractor for the RM17bn underground portion of the MRT2 project in KL highlights a fundamental flaw in the...

Exposing the elevated LRT spin

Our guest writer today is Perplexed Penangite: It is perplexing all these counter arguments : 1. Cannot do trams because it involves digging through utilities -...

Botak Hill images they haven’t shown you

The Star featured Botak Hill on its front page today, with some worrying images. But perhaps its drone did not go high enough. A...

Online petition against Penang’s ‘monster’ transport plan streaks past 15,000 mark

The online signature petition against SRS Consortium's RM46bn mega transport plan has streaked past the 15,000 mark, leaving the petition in support of the...

Flash protest breaks out during Penang government’s forum on SRS mega...

A silent flash protest by a blossoming green movement, many of them young people, took place in full view of Penang state government leaders...

Stop defending Penang LRT project with flawed arguments

Make sure you come for the public forum on the Penang transport proposals, organised by the Penang state government, at Dewan Sri Pinang on...

Camerons highway mudslide shows risks of proposed Penang hill highways

Food for thought for those intent on building the Pan Island Link Highway and other highways along the hills of Penang. FT 185 KM42...

Concerned Penangites score major victory in battle of online petitions against...

Concerned Penangites have scored a huge psychological victory in a battle of online petitions on the mega transport plans for the state. The petition against...

LRT ‘approval’? Transport minister owes Penangites an explanation

It was only earlier this month that the transport minister had said that the proposed elevated LRT might not be the best option for...

Penang’s monster highway: Yeo Bee Yin’s biggest test

Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin may have charmed many Malaysians with her candour and knowledge and the breath of fresh air she has brought...

Aliran launches Regime Change book in Klang Valley on 22 September

Developments over the past 100 days of Pakatan Harapan rule have given us some hope that we are on the march towards not just...

Concerns about tunnelling for Penang’s ‘monster highway’

Make sure you head down to Spice for the 'town hall' meeting with the Department of Environment on Thursday, 22 20 September at 8pm...

Next up: Talk on Pan Island Link at USM

After some uncertainty as to whether it would proceed as planned, a talk on the proposed RM8bn six-lane Pan Island Link and other highways...

Highway over parks? Lessons from Edinburgh’s aborted Meadows flyover

The calm and tranquility of two popular parks in Penang will be destroyed if plans proceed for an elevated six-lane Pan Island Link Highway...

Visiting US activist shocked by Penang’s outlandish transport plans

These powerful remarks were made by Katherine Egland, chairperson of the environmental and climate justice committee of the National Association for the Advancement of...

Worrying images along hill-slope road in Tanjung Bungah

If a short stretch of road on the hill slopes of Tanjung Bungah, near Chee Seng Garden, has turned out like this, what is...

Seri Setia and Balakong by-elections: Mixed results in terms of vote...

The vote share in the two by-elections in Seri Setia and Balakong revealed mixed results, so neither side can be too pleased. Seri Setia 8...

Review Pan Island Link highway in Penang

Aliran came up with a statement on the controversial Pan Island Link the other day: Aliran recognises that urban centres like the Klang Valley and...

Merdeka 2.0: A nation blessed, a new journey begins

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2LsfValjaC4# So we are on the threshold of Merdeka once again. The first Merdeka since the arrival of the new Malaysia on 9 May —...

Time to scrap PDP model in Penang as well

Tony Pua has just said the project delivery partner (PDP) model for major infrastructure projects is likely to end soon. Let's see who else has...