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Malaysian Public Transportation at the Forefront of Transformation

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KUALA LUMPUR, 6 MARCH 2018: The expansion of the Land Public Transport network both in Greater Kuala Lumpur/Klang Valley and across Malaysia is on track and continues to make positive impact for Malaysians. Overall average daily ridership of public transport in Greater Kuala Lumput (Klang Valley) (combination of rail and bus) rose from 1,162,717 trips in 2016 to 1,206,111 in

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Rapid Rail Rolls Out First ‘Married’ 4-Car Train Set

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KUALA LUMPUR, 29 December — In another landmark achievement in Malaysia’s urban rail, Rapid Rail Sdn Bhd – a subsidiary of Prasarana Malaysia Berhad (Prasarana) – has rolled out its first newly ‘married’ four-car train set, which was assembled from its previous two-car sets under the company’s Mid-Life Refurbishment (MLR) Project. After completing 2,000 kilometres of testing and commissioning for

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Ridership on the Rise for Malaysian Rail Transit System

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The total ridership for the Klang Valley’s public rail transportation system between January and August this year has increased by 12 percent year-on-year, according to the Malaysian Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD). In terms of numbers, the January-August ridership for 2017 to-date stood at 638,605 compared to 570,021 for the corresponding period in 2016. This number does not include ridership

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Thales Wins Ankeng Light Rail Transit Contract in New Taipei City

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Taiwan is developing a robust LRT network to reduce travel time and reduce traffic congestion TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Third LRT Contract Thales won a new contract for the future Ankeng Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Taiwan. Under the planning of the New Taipei City Department of Rapid Transit Systems, the Ankeng LRT project is part of the transportation

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Ottawa gets Additional Funding for Light Rail Transit Extension

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Canada’s Public Transit System A modern public transit system means shorter commute times, less air pollution, more time with family and friends, and stronger economic growth. Now is the time to invest in building new urban transit networks.     Ottawa’s LRT Extension Last month, The Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced up to $1.09 billion in funding for the Ottawa Light Rail

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Bandar Sunway Sets Benchmark for Malaysia’s Urban Mobility Initiative

Bandar Sunway Sets Benchmark for Malaysia Urban Mobility Initiative

As Malaysia pushes an ambitious urban connectivity target, one township stands out as a model for integrated land public transport (LPT) that also promotes sustainable urban mobility: Bandar Sunway.   Rail-Bus & Last Mile Connectivity The township counts access to two train services — the Port Klang KTM Line via the Setia Jaya station and the Kelana Jaya LRT Line

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Why Malaysia Urban Mobility Focuses on Public Transport, not Electric Vehicles

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Incentives for electric vehicles and subsidies for green technology companies define many countries’ pursuit of reduced urban traffic congestion and lower greenhouse gas emissions. But Malaysia is taking a different tack — it wants urban commuters to live closer to the land public transport (LPT) network instead. The agenda is to get 80% of the nation’s urban population to dwell

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Penang Launches LinkBike- First Bike Sharing Services in Malaysia

Recently, Penang launched the first bicycle sharing services in Northern Malaysia, the LinkBike bicycle sharing services – provides commuters with a greener, healthier and more efficient mode of transport. According to LinkBike, the bicycle sharing services was initiated by Penang Island City Council (MPPP) to make Penang at par with international cities like Melbourne, Amsterdam, Tokyo and others, in terms of

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Malaysia Paves Way for Corporates to Start Ride-sharing Services

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The Malaysian government is providing a swathe of incentives to encourage more people to drive for ride-sharing services, effectively backing what remains, technically, an illegal activity by law. As the Malaysian prime minister tabled Budget 2017 in end-October, one thing became clear: ride-sharing is here to stay in the nation. The question now is whether big local corporates will take the government’s

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