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Tuesday, September 2, 2008

NO "sweets", only "CANDY PAPER" : Budget Review Summary (pt.II)

(picked form malaysiakini.com)

Mass transit taking us nowhere? Pt 2
Moaz Yusuf Ahmad Aug 27, 08 1:31pm
In the case of the extension of the Kelana Jaya LRT line to Subang Jaya, USJ, and Putra Heights I have already expressed my disapproval for the project.
I still do not believe that this proposed extension is a wise decision to make. It will be a costly mistake, potentially tying up funds that could be used to build mass transport lines elsewhere in the Klang Valley or Penang, where they are more desperately needed.

read more at http://www.malaysiakini.com/opinions/88664

no "SWEETS", only "CANDY PAPER" given : Budget 2009 REVIEW (part 2)
JP Monday, September 1, 2008

*a more efficient, reliable and integrated public transportation, which provides seamless travel and greater frequency of services, is required.

*a sum of RM35 billion will be expended

*The existing LRT system in the Klang Valley will be extended by 30 km

*for Kelana Jaya and Ampang lines.

*35 train carriages for the Kelana Jaya Line have been procured costing RM1.3 billion

*a new LRT line will be built along a 42 km route from Kota Damansara to Cheras

*now you know how huge volume of the new train carriages needed in our country !??

*The Government also took over the assets and operations of KL Monorail

by scomi

*An additional 13 new units of EMUs will be acquired

*huge number of new rail lines and new carriages needed to be invested !

I still remember I had written an article [ Do this also you CAN NOT! ] early last month to expressed my disappointment on this city public transport system.

I'm really doubt about the government ability to create an integrated system which will effectively link up the existing rails provider (LRT, Monorail, Komuter) with road buses and taxi.

read more at my detail blog on this review [part 2] at http://jp3rdparty.blogspot.com/2008/09/no-sweets-only-candy-paper-given-budget_01.html

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