But university official does not disclose which 'forces' tried to get the programme shut down.
Penang chief minister insists the project is necessary to address the state's traffic woes.
LETTER | In addressing traffic congestion, the overriding principle should be moving people, not cars.
The party urges the Penang government to scrap the project and review the PTMP.
UPDATED 5:21PM | Penang CM says the gov't has been holding public engagement sessions on transport initiatives since Dec 2015.
LETTER | It is going against its own stand. Why?
Penang CM says he protested against the imposition of toll fees, and not the PORR.
CM: Assistance required in case the main finance model, the Penang South Reclamation project, is not implemented