TAN KARR WEI
Photo by SAM THAM | Apr 17, 2012
and Ong told about security and traffic
congestion in Subang Jaya
SECURITY and traffic congestion remain high on
the list of concerns among the residents of
residents who met Selangor MCA chairman Datuk
Donald Lim and Kelana Jaya MCA chairman Ong
Chong Swen, who is also the Kelana Jaya
parliamentary coordinator, during the MCA
roadshow in Subang Jaya, brought up this issue
during the casual chat sessions.
and Ong started their walkabout at the USJ 2/4S
field at 7am in the morning and met with
residents who were practising tai chi or taking
their morning walks.
2 resident Choong San Kon, 60, who has been
staying in the area for more than 20 years, said
there were still many incidents of break-ins and
thefts in the area.
“Many neighbourhoods have resorted to setting up
gated and guarded schemes to keep their houses
safe but it is harder to implement this in our
area because there are two schools and a mosque
here. There are also many people coming in and
going out of our area,” said Choong.
said they did their best to keep their homes
safe with measures like installing alarms and
leaving the porch lights on at night.
Residents also urged Lim and Ong to look into
the welfare of senior citizens because there was
a big population of them in the USJ area.
have schemes like the BR1M (Bantuan Rakyat
1Malaysia) which we encourage those who qualify
to apply for,” said Lim.
and Ong then went on to the USJ4/7 field, where
there was a bigger turnout of people who came to
meet them and again safety issues were brought
urged residents to work closely with the police
and make reports of crime, no matter how small
the incident, so that the police have records of
“Some people think that it is unnecessary to do
so but if you don’t, then the police would not
know about the incident,” said Lim.
Another issue that was brought up was the
worsening traffic congestion in the USJ area.
traffic is getting from bad to worse and there
seems to be no end to it,” lamented one USJ11
said one of the measures put in place to
alleviate congestion was the LRT extension that
would pass through Subang Jaya, and that
construction works for the project had already