Tag: traffic congestion

Singaporeans bemoan traffic jams due to Standard Chartered Marathon

Singapore—Traffic was unusually heavy over the weekend, with a number of activities scheduled to take place in different parts of Singapore, including the Standard Chartered Marathon and the U2 concert, with many Singaporeans also taking advantage of Black Friday sales to do holiday shopping....

Malaysian gov’t “committed” to meeting Oct 31 deadline for Johor-Singapore RTS Link talks

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian Transport Minister Anthony Loke announced that the final details of the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) will be settled by the Malaysian Cabinet by the end of Oct 2019. Malaysia's federal government will discuss the details of the RTS in...

Johor residents doubtful that adding 50 more counters will ease congestion

Johor Baru—Residents of Johor are none too enthusiastic about initiatives from the Malaysian government to ease traffic at the Customs, Immigration and Quarantine Complex, expressing doubts that the plan to add 50 more counters for people on motorcycles would make traffic flow easier in...

Johor task force suggests a single agency should handle Causeway traffic

One of the most important recommendations from a state task force in Johor is the proposal that there be only one single government agency for handling all the operations at the checkpoint. The task force, led by Stulang assemblyman Andrew Chen, was assembled for the...

ICA pins blame for heavy Causeway traffic on a bomb hoax, car breakdowns, and queue-cutting

The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said via a press release on Wednesday, December 19, that the horrific congestion experienced by motorists driving on the Causeway on December 14 and again on the 16th was due to a bomb hoax, vehicle breakdowns and numerous...

Driving to Malaysia for Chinese New Year?

Chinese New Year is almost here and best of all, it falls on a weekend. If you are driving up to Malaysia during the festive season, it is time to consider stocking up on comfort food and drinks. Chances are, you will be stuck in...

Don't wait for COI, act on these three issues now

By Vignesh Naidu There are three areas that need urgent attention in the aftermath of the Little India riot. And these actions need not wait for the findings of the Committee of Inquiry to be out. Road Safety A couple of weeks ago I learnt...