Team Building in Penang: Key Organizations and Agencies

malaysia penang mail boxThe following listing of twenty-plus organizations is intended eventually to identify all those groups and institutions who are going to have a role in the restructuring of Penang’s transportation arrangements. (Each of these entries is clickable and will take you directly to the indicated source.)

But here’s our question. Are there other groups and agencies (and companies and media) who should be identified here for communication and coordination purposes in support of the project?  And should you have a contact name and email address at hand, that would be much appreciated. If so please let us know via the email address penang@ecoplan.org. Thank you.

  1. CAP Bicycle Campaign
  2. Caring Society Complex
  3. Center for Global Sustainability Studies
  4. Consumers Association of Penang
  5. Malaysian Institute of Planners
  6. Malaysian Institute Of Road Safety Research
  7. Ministry of Transport
  8. Municipal Council of Penang Island
  9. Penang Ferry Service
  10. Penang Forum
  11. Penang Heritage Trust
  12. Penang Institute
  13. Penang Transport Council
  14. Penang Women’s Development Corporation (PWDC)
  15. Rapid Penang Bus Company
  16. Sahabat Alam Malaysia (Friends of the earth)
  17. Seberang Perai Municipal Council.
  18. Sustainable Penang
  19. Think City
  20. TRANSIT: Malaysia’s public transport forum
  21. United Nations ESCAP
  22. Universiti Sains Malaysia
  23. Women’s Centre for Change Penang

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About the Author:

Eric Britton
9, rue Gabillot, 69003 Lyon France

Bio: Trained as a development economist, Eric Britton is a public entrepreneur specializing in the field of sustainability and social justice. Professor of Sustainable Development, Economy and Democracy at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Paris), he is also MD of EcoPlan Association, an independent advisory network providing strategic counsel for government and business on policy and decision issues involving complex systems, social-technical change and sustainable development. Founding editor of World Streets, his latest work focuses on the subject of equity, economy and efficiency in city transport and public space, and helping governments to ask the right questions and in the process, find practical solutions to urgent climate, mobility, life quality and job creation issues. Currently working on an open collaborative project, “BETTER CHOICES: Bringing Sustainable Transportation to Smaller Asian Cities” . More at: http://wp.me/PsKUY-2p7

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6 thoughts on “Team Building in Penang: Key Organizations and Agencies

  1. Dear Eric,

    Can you include St. Nicholas’ Home in the group so that the needs of the vision impaired is represented?

    Daniel Soon
    St. Nicholas’ Home, Penang

    Reply
    • Thank you Daniel. Of course. This has been done immediately. And this morning we shall be getting to you an update end of year note of the project that we hope will be of interest and use to you. I shall follow up on this with an email shortly. Kind regards, Eric Britton

      Reply
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