Daily Archives: 2010-04-21

2.5% fare reduction for all – except for when it rises!

After reading the articles ‘Cheaper bus, train rides‘ on The Straits Times website and ‘Public transport fares go down by 2.5% from Jul 3‘ on the Channel NewsAsia website, this is my conclusion: Maths has certainly changed since I was in school. *sigh* How else do you explain this: Fares go down by 2.5%, but (certain) people can expect to …

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Transport fares reduction: For better or for worse?

I refer to the reports “Public transport fares to go down by 2.5% from Jul 3” (Channel News Asia, 20 April) and “Lower fares from July” (Straits Times, 20 April). The former report states that “overall public transport fares will dip by 2.5 per cent from 3 July, but savings will vary from commuter to commuter.” “The Public Transport Council, …

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