Policy Rethink, Encourage Participation of Developers in Making Public Transport Accessible

By:

Cameron Kang

Affiliations:

Penang Public Transport Users Association

Policy Code:

3k Transport

Problem Statement:

Unsustainable, sprawl development driven by outdated city planning policies is making public transport even inaccessible.

Value(s) and Belief(s):

New policy to encourage developers to change their development approach, and make township with car light society in mind a preferred and profitable direction

Proposal of Solution:

1. Admend Town & Country Planning Act to define parking lot maximum per development
2. Introduce incentives for car light development scheme such as discount in applicable fees
3. Lower parking, road LOS minimum standard on nearby to development in-lieu of proposer subsidizing regular public bus to residents to connect to nearest transit station and service with direct connection to center of commerce
4. Fast track shuttle operation permit under car light development scheme by APAD/MOT

Translation

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