Jalan Genting Kelang is one of the main roads the provide access for many suburbs leading into the Kuala Lumpur city center. Here is where it is the former road that leads towards Genting Highlands, the premier highlands resort of the country. However, today, Jalan Genting Kelang provides the connection link from the likes of Taman Melawati, Setapak, Wangsa Maju as well as Sungai Buloh towards the city center. Along Jalan Genting Kelang, there are many commercial areas, residential areas and entertainment outlets lined up on both sides, making this road one of the most highly utilized ones in Kuala Lumpur.
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Jalan Genting Kelang is a very long road. It comes in from the city via Jalan Pahang and continues all the way until it branches out to the MRR2 (Middle Ring Road 2). Along this road there are many junctions where large format billboards can be clearly and easily seen. There are street furniture which provide ad spaces while many overhead bridges that offer horizontal billboards as well.
The buying power of ad spaces along Jalan Genting Kelang is very high as they are mainly seen by a large group of middle income segment customers who works and stay along this road. That which makes Jalan Genting Kelang such a significant road in Kuala Lumpur is the fact that it connects commuters with some very prominent suburbs. From one end, it comes in through the Middle Ring Road 2 which connects people from Setiawangsa and Wangsa Maju and on the other, it gets through Jalan Pahang and into the city. This means that the target audience here is quite comprehensive which makes the billboards and media spaces very impactful.
Coming in from the southern parts of Kuala Lumpur, you will come across the Hospital Tawakal at the entrance point of Jalan Pahang. From there, you will approach the Tasik Titiwangsa and where Istana Budaya is when you branch into Jalan Tun Razak. Once you enter into Jalan Genting Kelang, you will reach Courts Mammoth where further into the eastern direction, you will reach Tasik Danau Kota. The Columbia Asia Hospital is located not far from here as well. You will then approach the Road Transport Department before reaching Kolej Tunku Abdul Rahman and Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman. After that, you will reach the Middle Ring Road 2 that will connect you towards Batu Caves, Zoo Negara and even to Genting Highlands.
It can be assumed that Jalan Genting Kelang experiences super peak to peak traffic conditions throughout the day. It is a two-way street with 2 to 3 lanes on both sides. However, due to the commercial areas located on both sides, traffic flow can be quite congested, particularly during the morning and evening rush hours where it is at super peak. At other times, Jalan Genting Kelang’s traffic is peak because it is an important connecting road for vehicles.