EMERGING MOBILITY SERVICES (rCITI)
A team from the Research Centre for Integrated Transport Innovation (rCITI) School of Civil and Environmental Engineering University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney, Australia Emerging Mobility Services offers their own definitions, which includes, but is not limited to, the following topics: *
Civil Society is the life raft of 21st century democracy
The following listing of twenty-plus organizations is intended eventually to be extended to identify all those groups and institutions who are going to have a role in the restructuring of Penang’s mobility arrangements. (Note: Each of these entries is clickable and will take you directly to the indicated source.)
But here’s our question. Are there other groups, programs and agencies (and companies and media) who should be identified here for communication and coordination purposes in support of the project? For example, are there units or projects at the level of local government which are aimed at specific near term problems or issues
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 email@example.com. Thank you.
Forty-five NGOs have come together today to support the petition Civil society groups have started an online petition calling on Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and other government leaders to reject the creation of three islands in the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project.. The petition was started by former city councillor Khoo Salma Nasution on behalf of Penang Forum, a coalition of local NGOs. It lists 20 reasons why the project, which is slated to fund the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP), should be cancelled. Forty-five NGOs have come together today to support the petition .
Speaking to Malaysiakini, Khoo said the lack of public consultation and detailed information about the project is “shocking” in view of the size of the proposed reclamation.
* * * Click here for latest news on the petition
It’s the weekend, so a few pictures to warm up our topic:
Penang Forum Highway Review Committee in discussion. January 2019.
“The significant problems we face cannot be solved by the same
level of thinking that created them.” — Albert Einstein
Well when it comes specifically to our present arrangements for transport in cities the answer to this is a very long one. Just to hit the high spots:
Draft introduction: Welcome to a collaborative thinking exercise inviting any and all who may have some questions about the focus, the vision and in the end the quality of future mobility services as being proposed and aggressively pushed by the state government of Penang. The central instrument for this group investigative process is a group of poster illustrations which combine simple images and a few telling words in order test our understanding of the Penang Transport Master Plan — all this as prepared for the recent Gertak Sanggul Art Festival by Kin Yin and a group of young collaborators (who will be identified shortly in the final section of this first presentation).