07 Jul '18, 1pm

Youth launch campaign for better Penang public transport masterplan

Youth launch campaign for better Penang public transport masterplan

The Penang state government approved the spending of over RM300 million for feasibility and detailed design studies for the tunnel and three highways on Penang island, projects that were deemed as low priority by its own transport consultant study, Halcrow. But it does not see the need to spend a small amount to do a comparative financial feasibility study on the different public transport systems before choosing the LRT and monorail, which happen to be the most expensive to construct, operate and maintain. What is with the rush to approve Penang’s biggest infrastructure project to date when these simple questions cannot be adequately answered?

Full article: http://anilnetto.com/society/public-transport/youth-launc...

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