A planned highway that will soar over green public parks and tunnel into mountains, an undersea road link, monorail and light rail transit (LRT) lines and a swathe of other roads make up Penang's ambitious RM46 billion (S$15.2 billion) plan to resolve its traffic woes.
This makes the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) Malaysia's most expensive infrastructure project. Yet it would serve just 1.8 million people living in Malaysia's second smallest state by land mass.
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