MALAYSIA – Malaysian commuters will get to ride the electric bus at Bandar Sunway for free for two months, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
Najib made the pronouncement about the free ride for two months during the launching of Bus Rapid Transit, which will ply a 5.4-kilometer route in and around Bandar Sunway.
The service has seven stations — Sunway-Setia Jaya, Mentari, Sunway Lagoon, SunMed, SunU-Monash, South Quay, USJ7, and BRT Sunway Complex.
“Realistically, a country’s level of development is determined based on the transportation system. As a result, this integrated transportation system is introduced to the commuters,” Najib said.
He added, that the BRT System, the first elevated BRT in Southeast Asia, will provide some relief from the traffic congestion in the area.
“I am also pleased to see that this project is the result of a successful partnership between the public and private sector,” he said. – BusinessNewsAsia.com