IN the light of the current economic crisis, the Government should ease the burden on the rakyat by considering a discount on tolls.
I understand that PLUS has implemented a discount on the highways it operates. However, it is only in effect during off-peak hours, which is unrealistic for working people like me.
These off-peak hours do not benefit those who need the discount most, and the discount is only available on PLUS highways.
The Government should urge all highway concessionaires to give discounts, especially during times that are more relevant to those who need it most, as I see it as more of a necessity than a luxury.
Due to work commitments, I travel regularly on the Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway and the LDP, sometimes several times a day.
The toll charges add up tremendously, not to mention parking charges.
My choices are limited as public transportation leaves much to be desired.
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