The state government today held a ground-breaking ceremony for 12000 cheaper homes in Bandar Cassia in Batu Kawan on mainland Penang designed by the Singapore HDB consultants.
Phase One will see 2000 homes being built.
A couple of points for consideration:
The open spaces are a welcome change.
Need to integrate public transport tightly into this project right from the start. Hopefully, this project will be included in the Penang Transport Master Plan. And RapidPenang has to be brought into the picture early. Also put in the blue-print the routes for future rail connections.
Prices need to be within reach of the low-income working class including factory and service sector workers.