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The Klang Valley Needs 7000 Buses Yesterday!

Rajiv Rishyakaran, Co-Founder, SocDem Malaysia | Kusaaliny Mahendran, Co-Founder, SocDem Malaysia

27-Mar-24 14:00

The Klang Valley Needs 7000 Buses Yesterday!

The Greater Klang Valley is a wonderfully diverse city of 8 million people and growing. And if there’s one thing the millions of people share is our frustration with the consistently congested streets. But what can we do about it?

SocDem Malaysia is a new centre-left Think Tank. They recently released a research paper arguing that the central problem is the lack of a complete public transportation network, anchored by buses. They argue that if we are serious about tackling this problem, the Klang Valley needs 7000 more buses on the road. 

We speak to the co-founders of SocDem Malaysia, Rajiv Rishyakaran, (who’s also the ADUN of Bukit Gasing) and Kusaaliny Mahendran, (who’s also a Councillor at Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ). 

Image credit: Shutterstock

Produced by: Dashran Yohan

Presented by: Dashran Yohan

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