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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 in Penang will take place at Cenpris, USM on Tuesday at 3pm.

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 that will slice through these green lungs.

Visiting US activist shocked by Penang’s outlandish transport plans

Katherine Egland

These powerful remarks were made by Katherine Egland, chairperson of the environmental and climate justice committee of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, who was visiting Penang over the last few days. She was speaking at a Penang Forum talk for the tourism industry discussing SRS Consortium’s RM46bn mega transport proposal, in particular the six-lane Pan Island Link highway:

Worrying images along hill-slope road in Tanjung Bungah

Bandaid: Tanjung Bungah hillslope covered with plastic sheets

If a short stretch of road on the hill slopes of Tanjung Bungah, near Chee Seng Garden, has turned out like this, what is in store for us when work starts on the 19.5km six-lane Pan Island Link highway, much of it will hug the hills of Penang?

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

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