PETALING JAYA (June 1): The Penang government is waiting for the federal government to decide on whether to review the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) project.
GEORGE TOWN (May 14): The Penang government said it will push for the light rail transit (LRT) project under the RM27 billion Penang Transport Master Plan to be given priority by the Land Transport Commission (SPAD).
GEORGE TOWN (Dec 8): The Gamuda Bhd-led Penang Transport Master Plan has been factored into the Penang Structure Plan 2020-2030 (PSP2030) to facilitate the issuing of guidelines involving transport-oriented development (TOD), an official said today.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 4): SRS Consortium Sdn Bhd, a 60:20:20 joint venture among Gamuda Bhd, Loh Phoy Yen Holdings Sdn Bhd and Ideal Property Development Sdn Bhd, has duly accepted an extension of a letter of award (LoA) by the Penang state government to Feb 28, 2017 for its appointment as the project delivery partner (PDP) for the implementation of the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP).
GEORGE TOWN (July 22): The Gamuda Bhd-led SRS Consortium confirmed that the initial cost of RM27 billion for the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) has ballooned to an estimated RM46 billion, after additional components were added by Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP).
GEORGE TOWN (Jan 8): The final cost of the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) could balloon to more than the estimated RM27 billion once all the plans — including for the elevated rail system alignment — and the relevant detailed studies are completed, with federal approvals obtained.
GEORGE TOWN (Dec 29): The federal government should approve the Penang Transport Master Plan so that the state government cannot use it as a "political gimmick" to raise public outcry, says Penang state exco Chow Kon Yeow (pictured).
GEORGE TOWN (Dec 29): There are mixed feelings among Penang folk about land reclamation, especially the latest plan to create man-made islands off the southern coast of the island to finance the RM27 billion Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP).
GEORGE TOWN (Dec 16): The Penang executive council today gave the green light to Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) project delivery partner SRS Consortium Sdn Bhd for the railway and highway schemes that include a rail line from Komtar to the airport and the Pan Island Link.
GEORGE TOWN (Dec 11): Some 1,000 acres (404.