In line with making Johor Bahru (JB) an International City by the year 2020, the public transportation network in JB has to be on par with other international cities around the world. Constant increase in demand for public transportation has driven Handal Indah Sdn. Bhd. to continuously enhance the services they offer.
The proprietor of Causeway Link bus service recently launched the CW7L bus service, from the Mall of Medini to Sultan Abu Bakar Complex (CIQ Second Link). It connects commuters and tourists from Singapore to JB’s major attractions. With the Park & Ride service at Mall of Medini starting from RM30 per month, it also serves as an alternative for commuters commuting to and from Singapore and Malaysia. More than 1 million Malaysians commute via public buses to the Republic every month.
“We have a total of 150 buses plying the routes to the island, making more than 50 trips a day to ensure the efficiency of our services,” said Rozlan A. Bakar, Handal Indah Sdn. Bhd. Executive Director at the press conference.
The launch held at the Mall of Medini was officiated by Johor Tourism, Domestic Trade and Consumerism Committee Chairman Datuk Tee Siew Kiong, who expressed his gratitude for the service provider’s initiative on helping the state improve its public transportation system.
Among other services launched at the ceremony were the new bus service from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur at Taman Universiti Bus Terminal, the JB Tourist Bus Pass and the new service counters at Mall of Medini and JB CIQ. The Tourist Bus Pass offers tourist a three day unlimited bus ride on any ManjaLink friendly busses to major attractions in Johor Bahru.
The company also featured an open top double decker bus at the event, which is available for rental by the public.