New Means of Public Transport That We Do Not Have to Wait for
By Yap Jo-Yee
Ride-sharing platforms provide options while we await improvements to public transport.In 2010 the modal share of public transport was 3% in George Town, and 8% state-wide. Eight years later, those figures are still the same.The ideal is 40%, which begs the question: why are so few using public transport?After all, incentives for the use of public transport are not insignificant. A bus ride from Batu Lanchang to town costs RM1.40. Parking a car would almost certainly cost more than that,...
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