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Build walkalator for border crossing

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The same idea popped out in my brain when I visited Singapore last month because I took two hours to cross the causeway with public bus service.

Build walkalator for border crossing

I REFER to the letter “Pedestrian danger at Causeway Crossing (The Star, Nov 17) on the plight of pedestrians crossing the Causeway.

Those who make that dangerous walk on a daily basis do so because thet don’t want to be late for work or classes.

Ever since the new Immigration complex in Johor Baru was built, pedestrian crossing has been dangerous and inconvenient.

I would like to propose that both the Malaysian and Singaporean governments consider building a walkalator to ease the tiring walk faced by many pedestrians.

A walkalator is useful and has the following advantages:

> It would be the first of its kind in the world that a walkalator is used for border crossing. It will be an effective way of transporting people across the straits;

> It would minimise pollution as no buses that release carbon monoxide are involved. It will be a huge leap for Malaysia’s commitment towards a greener future. On a typical day, […]