In the video, the food delivery rider is observed politely directing the men in question to occupy seats in the mixed coach of the MRT.
RapidKL recently introduced women-only coaches on the Kajang MRT route due to concerns about incidents of harassment experienced by women during their commutes.
This initiative, implemented in stages, was fully operational by 17 September.
However, despite the clear signage designating these coaches for women only, a few men continued to enter these compartments.
Food Delivery Rider Prompts Foreign Men to Leave Women’s Coach
A recent video circulating on social media shows a food delivery rider tactfully requesting several foreign men to relocate to the mixed coach of the MRT.
The video, shared on TikTok by @jai.samud, highlights the rider’s efforts in ensuring that the men vacate the women’s coach.
“(Abang) Food Panda shows genuine concern by ushering men away from the women’s section,” he noted in the video.
Foreign Men Seem Unaware of Signage, Persist in Sitting in Women’s Coach
Evidently, the foreign men depicted in the video appeared oblivious to or misunderstood the ‘women-only coach’ signage, as some of them persisted in attempting to sit in the same coach.
Curiously, they also expressed dissatisfaction and questioned the food delivery rider’s actions.
“This section is reserved for women only,” explained the food delivery rider.
Netizens Commend Abang Food Panda for Enforcing the Women’s Coach Rule
A perusal of the comments section reveals that the majority of social media users commended the food delivery rider for ensuring compliance with the ‘women-only coach’ rule and criticised the men for not respecting the designated area.
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