Monday, December 27, 2010

Kuala Lumpur - Plan to double public transport

Consolidating public transportation: "KUALA LUMPUR: The National Public Transport Policy Framework (NPTPF) and the Greater Kuala Lumpur – Klang Valley public transport master plan will be ready by September next year, Land Public Transport Commission (LPTC) chairman Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar recently said and this would be followed by sub-plans to focus on other regions such as Penang and Johor.

“Currently, the Commission is holding consultations with various stakeholders, users and experts,” said Syed Hamid.

He also said currently, the modal share of public transportation in Greater KL was at 12% and the government is aiming to increase it to 25% by 2012."

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