Rapid Penang Sdn Bhd is one of the leading bus operators in Penang and commenced operations on July 31, 2007. It was funded by the Ministry of Finance
Incorporated and is a subsidiary of Syarikat Rangkaian Pengangkutan Integrasi Deras Sdn Bhd (RapidKL
Rapid Penang aims to provide a comfortable, affordable and reliable public transport service for Penang. There are currently 350 buses operating on total 44 route services while providing shuttle services for inter corridor links on both the island and mainland. All these buses are equipped with ultra-low flooring, and are OKU-friendly.
Well-planned and organised, Rapid Penang's bus routes cover from the mainland side of Penang up to the island. Direct buses connecting Seberang Perai to Penang island. Bus routes on the island cover from Batu Maung up to Teluk Bahang and everything in between. Strategic stops are available at many city landmarks, tourist spots and business centers for the convenience of daily commuters and travelers alike.
Rapid Penang gets you to your destination with fares as low as RM1.00 and if you are lucky enough you can catch the City Hop-On buses and ride around town for absolute free.
Unique characteristics of the Rapid Penang buses are WiFi-enabled, wheelchair-friendly, GPS-fitted for real-time updates on bus schedules and arrival times.
The official website of Rapid Penang features:
* Rapid Passport
Getting Started; Affiliated Outlets; T&T Privileges (Queensbay Mall)
* Rapid's Services
Rapid Travel Cards; Rapid Kiosk
* Journey Planner
Route Maps; Schedules; Plan My Trip ETA; Places of Interest ETA; Bus Stop ETA; Fares; Zones
* Places of Interest
Penang Happenings; Where to Go, Eat, Stay, Shop and Chill
* Latest News
News & Updates; Contests & Promotions
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|Guide ID: 3179 - Last Updated: September 11, 2013