Penang Forum

Is the PTMP a violation of social equity?

This piece is by Roger Teoh, a postgraduate student studying for a PhD at the Centre for Transport Studies, Imperial College London:

The link between transport policy and social equity is often an important issue left undiscussed in the developing world. This article attempts to provide a fresh perspective, analysing the element of social equity in the proposed Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP). Read More

Penang at a crossroads: Building more highways or a good public transport system?

MBPP councillor Dr Lim Mah Hui wrote this commentary after an exchange with Roger Teoh, a PhD student in transport engineering, who is also a DAP member:

Over the past weeks, Roger Teoh, a PhD student in transport engineering, has contributed three articles in Malaysiakini on the proposed Penang transport masterplan. Based on an analysis of an extensive database of key transport statistics from 100 cities around the world, he has come to several important conclusions, many of which are very relevant for Penang. Read More

Penang Forum’s response to Berita Harian report on ‘smaller’ Penang forests

Penang Forum’s has issued an official response to a Berita Harian online’s report on that forests in Penang have allegedly become smaller (“Hutan di Pulau Pinang didakwa semakin kecil”). Read More