Road to Nowhere

By Rosalind Chua

November 2011 FEATURE
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Unlike other self-respecting but ambitious cities, Penang has as yet no transport masterplan to speak of, but plans for ad hoc infrastructure mega-projects abound. What this means for the city is not hard to predict. If traffic jams are the major criterion for progress, then the future looks bright.I avoid leaving the house on weekends and going to town (which I loosely use to describe Pulau Tikus and George Town) simply because traffic congestion is a bloody nuisance. Currently, there...

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