‘OKU Smile’ pass to make travel easier for persons with disabilities
BY: Patrick Beech
From Feb 1 onwards, persons with disabilities will be able to use Prasarana Malaysia Bhd rail and bus services for free.
This follows the introduction of the 'OKU Smile' subscription pass which can be enjoyed by all existing Prasarana OKU concession card holders and new applicants.
Prasarana said activation and new applications for the OKU Smile pass are open now and all Prasarana disabled concession card holders can activate the OKU Smile pass at any Rapid KL LRT, MRT, Monorail, BRT, and selected bus hub counters.
Users must ensure they have a minimum balance of RM5 to use the pass and can obtain their card within 10 to 15 minutes, with a fee as low as RM5.
Applications for concession cards can be made online through the website www.myrapid.com.my, it added.