Better. Faster. Cheaper. – Toward a New Mobility Agenda for Penang

It is amazing how words can pop up and associate in a situation in which a number of people with different ideas and orientations come together to see if they can put their fingers on some elusive but important truth. Over the past months as a civil society consensus critiquing the State government’s transport plan […]

Public transport advocate solicits ideas to break ‘car culture’ in Penang

From the Archives. George Town Malaysia. Sept 23 , 2013  http://themalaymailonline.com/ — By Opalyn Mok A predilection for cars means that 80 per cent of transport funding is used to cater for the needs of 20 per cent of society, according to a public transport proponent today. World Car Free Day founder Eric Britton pointed out this […]

Victoria Transport Policy Institute. Spring 2016 Newsletter

This carefully compiled seasonal report from Todd Litman of the Victoria Transport Policy Institute is a fine tool and up to date source guide for researchers and policy makers worldwide. We are pleased to present it in its entirety here, together with references you will find handy to take these entries further. Thanks for your […]

Paradigm Shift for Public Transport in Kuala Lumpur (A lot more to it than that)

Public transport in Kuala Lumpur: A paradigm shift First extracts: “MAY 19 — The Malaysian Government has established an objective of improving public transport in urban areas around the country as a core to stimulate economic growth and relieve traffic congestion. In order to achieve the stated objectives, the government has allocated funds worth up […]

USEFUL SUSTAINABLE PENANG/NEW MOBILITY REFERENCES

This set of references in support of the sustainable Penang project, and in particular the component involving civil society participation in determining the future of Penang’s transport/mobility system, has been carefully pieced together over the last two years, in response to a system on the part of the government that was providing little information to support citizen enquiries into […]