Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP)
Penang Transport Master Plan, also known as PTMP, is a comprehensive plan formed by the Penang state government to improve transportation within the entire State of Penang. The plan is expected to cost RM27 billion (US$6.65 billion), envisages more alternative transportation modes to combat worsening traffic congestion across the state, such as Light Rail Transit (LRT) and monorail lines, a cable car line and an undersea tunnel linking George Town with the town of Butterworth on mainland Malay Peninsula.
A joint venture between Gamuda Bhd, Loh Phoy Yen Holdings Sdn Bhd and Ideal Property Development Sdn Bhd, SRS Consortium is announced as the Project Delivery Partner for the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) and the South Reclamation Scheme (SRS).
An integrated transit network with appropriate long term capacity to increase public transport adoption in Penang. The public transport strategy is designed to work in concert with concurrent upgrades in the road and highway network as well as others to achieve holistic improvement and higher efficiency in travel experience for the public.
strategic traffic bypasses to cater for the rising number of vehicles on the road, particularly with foreseeable major developments taking place over the next decades and to provide long-term relief from congestion.
The Undersea Tunnel link from Gurney Drive, George Town to Butterworth Outer Ring Road (BORR) with total length approximately 7.2km.
A 4.8km long alignment connecting Sky Cab Station in Butterworth, Seberang Perai with Skycab Station (Bayan Lepas LRT) in Jelutong.