Pedestrians shall be King!

By Regina Hoo

October 2016 FEATURE
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Change takes time, but the city council’s campaign to prioritise pedestrians is a step in the right direction.A campaign was launched in November last year to improve Penang’s low walkability index and address the growing number of apathetic motorists on the road. An initiative of the Penang Island City Council (MBPP), the “Pedestrian is King” campaign aspires to make the island a safe haven for pedestrians.It hasn’t been smooth sailing, though – the campaign got a mixed reception. Campaign-supervising councillor...

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Regina Hoo

is the deputy editor of Penang Monthly.