Taking TOD out of context


Residents feel that the aspirations for Petaling Jaya, such as whether it is still a satellite city, should be made clear for their benefit. — filepic

PETALING Jaya was created as a satellite town in 1942 to ease the burden of a growing population in Kuala Lumpur then.

The township, which was awarded city status in 2006, today enjoys a modern and efficient public transport system as a city and is warming up to the concept of Transit Oriented Development (TOD) with high plot ratios such as 1:8.

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