Speaking today, Petaling Jaya MP Maria Chin Abdullah acknowledged that the Pakatan Harapan manifesto from the previous general election had said there would be no more tolled highways.
“We should be phasing out tolls, not building an elevated highway with two more tolls,” she said, adding that the elevated highway goes against Petaling Jaya’s development plan which focuses on reducing carbon emissions.
Read more at MalaysiaNow
Although I am the member of Parliament for Selayang, I also have a responsibility to act on behalf of all citizens in Malaysia. I make this statement as an MP and also as a resident of Petaling Jaya.
I object to the proposed Petaling Jaya Dispersal Link (PJD Link).
The traffic, social and environmental impact for the project passing through Sungai Kayu Ara to Bukit Jalil will be the same as that in the scrapped Kinrara Damansara Expressway (Kidex). No number of public engagements or town hall meetings can change the substantive issues involved.
Read the entire article at MalaysiaKini.
Residents opposed to a proposed elevated highway – known as the Petaling Jaya Dispersal Link – want the state government of Selangor and Petaling Jaya Mayor Mohd Sayuthi Bakar to hear out their concerns regarding the new highway.
Read more about this article in Property Guru.