Lessons from a Stakeholder Engagement Process for Penang, Malaysia
Penang is not the first small city in the world faced with a sudden ambition for a monorail. But THREE monorails. Woah! So to put this into perspective we thought it might be useful to report on the discussions in another place and another, the city of Springfield in the USA, the home of the Simpsons, models off ecology. A great opportunity to learn from the experience of others. Let’s have a look.
Girish Sawlani reports for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation from George Town.
Conservation activists in Malaysia’s historical city of George Town say rapid development is threatening its world heritage listing. A major row has erupted between the activists and the Penang State Government over plans to build a public transport hub next to the heritage zone.
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The Penang Paper Trail: An, open depositary of articles appearing in the press looking at the sustainable mobility challenges and proposals for Penang, as seen from different angles and points of view.
We all know the story about The Blind Men and the Elephant?
Fine, but do you know the one about The Blind Men and the Penang Transport Master Plan?