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Klang Valley MRT Prasarana to Start Operating Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line This Friday


KUALA LUMPUR – Mass transit urban public transport services operator Prasarana will roll out the phase 1 of the much awaited brand new Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Sungai Buloh-Kajang also known as SBK Line this coming Friday 16 Dec 2016 (161216). The phase 1 of the SBK Line involves 12 MRT stations from Sungai Buloh to Semantan covering a distance

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Bangalore Metro Sets Last-Mile Connectivity Example For Malaysia

Soon, commuters in Bangalore, India will no longer have to worry about last-mile connectivity. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL), which operates the mass transit system servicing the city, wants to provide app-based taxi services to its customers. In a tender called on Dec 3rd, BMRCL said it is inviting bidders for a two-year exclusive licence to operate taxi services

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Malaysia Mass Transit Card Offers Unlimited Rides and Privilege Programs

With the tagline “One is all you need”, the MyRapid cashless card was introduced in 2011 to provide convenient travel and hassle-free mass transit and bus rides in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. MyRapid Card can be used for RapidKL LRT, Monorail, BRT and Bus services as well as Park & Ride Facilities at the Gombak and Ampang Park stations. MyRapid Card features 6 products and sub-categories that

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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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Uber Introduce New Rider App

The new Uber Rider App has been rebuilt a faster, smarter rider app completely from the ground up. Gone are the days when everyone’s app looks the same. The new Uber experience is reimagined around a simple question—“Where to?”.  After all, you use Uber to get somewhere—or to someone. And by starting with your destination, the new app can tailor the

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Uber Supports Sound Transit Proposition 1: Ride-sharing & Mass Transit Go Hand-in-Hand

Reliable and accessible mass transit is a critical component of urban mobility, even as technology advances and new transportation options like rideshare are used by more people every day. At Uber, we believe that ridesharing and public transportation go hand-in-hand. That’s why I’m proud to announce our company’s support for Sound Transit Proposition 1, which would greatly expand mass transit

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Ride-Sharing Services for Hard-to-Serve Areas

The neediest and best-suited areas for what some call “microtransit” is seen to be in the suburbs, industrial areas, and other places where the population density is too low to support full-fledged service. A report going before the Toronto’s Transit Commission’s board on Wednesday recommends that the agency look into launching a pilot project of an “on-demand ride-sharing service concept” as

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Urban Developers Making Full Use of Space by Removing Parking lots

Bad news for car owners: Developers in more U.S. cities are reducing the amount of parking spaces included in new projects as local authorities seek to encourage the use of mass transit and free up space for parks, housing or other uses. In San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood, architecture and development company Jonathan Segal FAIA ruffled feathers of nearby residents

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350-Mile Range Electric Bus

Yesterday, American EV manufacturer Proterra debuted its Catalyst E2 series, complete with nominal range of between 194 and 350 miles, meaning it could serve almost every US mass transit route on a single charge. The company has dubbed it the first “direct replacement” for fossil-fuelled transit vehicles. The new vehicle joins Proterra’s two other mass transit models, the Catalyst FC

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Of Electric Cars, Space Flights & Mass Transit…

What has been Elon Musk’s greatest innovation? Commercializing space flight? No. Popularizing electric vehicles? No – he’s got a lot of competition there, too. Revolutionizing mass transit? –That has drawn some attention. It is none of these. The breakthrough Musk has initiated that will not stop, and stands on par with his well-publicized, easy-to-marvel-at public ventures, is so vast that most

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