BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS 
Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  Earth Matters  >  Concerns Over the PJD Link

Concerns Over the PJD Link

David Yoong, Chairman, Stakeholders cum Residents Against PJD Link (SCRAP Highway)

18-Jul-22 15:00

Concerns Over the PJD Link

The Petaling Jaya Dispersal Link or PJD LINK is a proposed 34.3 km, 2 lane dual carriageway expressway, which, as per its description, will act as a traffic dispersal for the Petaling Jaya area, and serve as an alternative to traffic congested areas. Fully funded by the private sector without government subsidies, the proposed highway - which will be a tolled one - is also being mooted as a means to stimulate the economy which has been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But there are many who are opposing this proposed highway, including, but not limited to, Petaling Jaya residents and other business owners in the area, who are concerned the highway may bring more problems than solutions. We speak to David Yoong, the Chairman of the The Stakeholders cum Residents Against PJD Link (SCRAP Highway) group, about the concerns PJ residents and other stakeholders have about this proposal, which includes the fact that it may irreversibly change the green landscape of PJ.

Image Credit: saynotopjdlink

Produced by: Juliet Jacobs

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  environmentpoliticsLaw/Activismcontroversieseconomy

Tags:  PJD LinkSCRAP HighwayKIDEXurban island heat effectpublic finance initiativethe bigger pictureearth matterstraffic congestioneiaair pollutionnoise pollution





Play / Pause

Listen now : BFM 89.9 -- The Business Station

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

7:30 AM

Morning Brief

7:45 AM

Top Story

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

8:45 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:15 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

The Property Show

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Raymond Tan, Founder, Airo

11:00 AM

The Workplace

Xuan Ling Lu, APAC Regional Product Marketing Manager, Jabra

12:00 PM

Enterprise Explores

Thanneermalai, Managing Director, Thannees Tax Consulting Services & Dr. Rasyidah Che Rosli, Director of e-Invoice Division, Tax Operations Department

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

H.E Axel Cruau, French Ambassador to Malaysia

2:05 PM

Discovery Hour

Happily Ever After? #3: Psychoanalysing a Fairy Tale; Murray Stein, President, International School of Analytical Psychology

3:05 PM

Earth Matters

Transforming The Old Into Gold; Johnson Lam, Founder, KakiDIY & KakiRepair

4:05 PM

Health & Living

The Brain In Depression; Dr Hiran Shanake Perera, Cognitive Neuroscientist

5:00 PM

Top 5 at 5

6:00 PM

Good Things

Fighting Poverty and Hunger Across the World; Andrew Morley, CEO, World Vision International

7:00 PM

Made In Malaysia

The Malaysian Fine Dining Scene; Darren Teoh, Head Chef, Dewakan

8:00 PM

Cruise Control

Daniel Fernandez, Managing Editor, dsf.my

10:00 PM

The Pulse