Sunway BRT Rides Will Not Cost More Than RM4.30 Starting 1 December

Bus frequency will also be increased.

Cover image via Azmi Abdul Aziz on Facebook/Razak Ghazali for Malay Mail

Transport Minister Anthony Loke announced yesterday, 13 November, that Sunway Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) fares will be reduced by 20% from 1 December onwards

Under the new initiative, the fare for the furthest stop will only cost RM4.30.

Previously, passengers would have to pay RM5.40 for the same distance. So the new fare is a reduction of RM1.10 (20%).

The 20% 'discount' will apply to passengers who pay for their fares using cash or cashless payment systems

Image via Rapid KL

"The 20% discount is for passengers who pay using cash and a cashless payment system which are the payment modes used 75 percent of the time based on October 2018 statistics," Loke said during a press conference, reported Bernama.

Additionally, the Ministry is targeting an increase of 22% in ridership with the implementation of the initiative

To meet the demand, Prasarana - who owns and operates Sunway BRT - will increase the frequency of bus arrivals to every four to five minutes during peak hours, while for off-peak times, the frequency will be between six to seven minutes.

The government will also be introducing an unlimited travel pass for Malaysians who use public transit beginning next year:

On a lighter note, fingers crossed the BRT will not be facing any problems soon!

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