Archive for the tag 'taxis'

Dec 20 2011

All change: Kuala Lumpur’s new public transport ticketing system

Published by under Transport

For a city of Kuala Lumpur’s wealth and ambition, its public transport system was until recently an embarrassing mess (making it easier, sometimes, to just walk). It was not so much that it was badly planned, as to be completely lacking in any strategic overview at all. Every mode of transport, even the two lines of the … read the full post

Apr 12 2011

How to avoid taxi rip-offs in KL

Published by under Transport

Guidelines for KL taxis

As recently as two years ago, the most frequent complaint by visitors to KL was about the city’s taxi drivers. The biggest single problem was the refusal of drivers to use their meter, insisting instead on outrageous fixed fares. In the end, the situation became so bad the government had to act. It adopted a … read the full post