The effects of traffic congestion in Penang— Tan Chen Tat
FEBRUARY 19 — You are probably familiar with the traffic congestion in Penang, crowded with cars, buses, lorries, and bikes. Such traffic woes affect our personal life, career, health and even safety.
Firstly, traffic congestion causes unpredictable delay that stresses us over when we are rushing for appointment, work, and catching a flight. As if that is not bad enough, traffic jam also takes away our precious time with our family, reducing our private time and so disrupting our work-life balance.
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Good news is that the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) is coming! With LRT and new highway, traffic congestion will finally receive its long-awaited relief. A seamless and accessible transportation system is the key to higher standard of liveability.