The authorities have to consider maintaining ferry service while upgrading ferry terminal in stages

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) welcomes the Transport Ministry’s announcement that Penang ferry services will not be suspended as earlier planned for three months, beginning 1 September, for upgrading works at the ferry terminals. Replacing the current ferries with twin-hulled catamarans is the recent move as catamarans are known to be energy efficient. Ferry …

PLUS duty of care for safety on its highways

Some accidents should not be happening on the highways, e.g. those resulting from foreign objects lying on the highways.  However, such accidents happen when things fall off from vehicles (especially heavy vehicles) or retreaded tyres burst leaving chunks of rubber littering the highways. Highway users pay a toll and PLUS has a duty of care …

Ferry commuters inconvenienced because of Rapid Ferry incompetence

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) is shocked by how Rapid Ferry is operated, without alerting the public of a schedule change to one-trip-an-hour from two-trips-an-hour previously. It grossly lacked foresight and planning, causing inconvenience to motorists and pedestrian commuters taking the ferry. We cannot comprehend how an entire fleet of six ferries between Penang …