Cities are growing and evolving at an exponential speed, we can no longer solve today’s problems with yesterday’s solutions. The development of the city, however, is dominated by various vested interests. Hence, there is a need to prevent regulatory capture, and to advocate for socially progressive policies to influence the course of that development. Our policy advocacy for the city aims to strengthen its economic, cultural and social resilience.
- Affordable Housing
- Public transportation
Sustainable Urbanisation to Enhance Climate Resilience in Malaysian Cities
REFSA Research Assistant Kieran Li Nair on sustainable urbanisation to enhance climate resilience in Malaysian cities.
Would you pay 5% more for petrol to help save the environment?
Darshan Joshi, REFSA Lead Researcher spoke to BFM on how would carbon tax on emission look like in a Malaysian context.
Jumping the Curve: National electric buses and the future of Malaysia’s public transport
Malaysia needs to jump the curve to a new idea of improving our stagnant public transport system by embarking on a bus-based system, riding on a two-pronged growth strategy…
Dissecting the Political Business Matrix of Municipal Waste Management in Malaysia
In most people’s views, rubbish is waste; something that when it is out of our sight is out of our mind. Yet, whether we like it or not, from the day we are born we have been producing rubbish and wastes; which means waste management is a major issue to be tackled…