NCMP Dennis Tan proposes major improvements for the public transportation system

Speaking at Parliament yesterday (15 January), Non-Constituency MP Dennis Tan suggested crucial improvements must be made to the current public transportation system, which include enhancing incentivisation and monitoring of reliability and service quality as well as adding service quality in the Fare Review formula. In his speech titled “Putting Commuters First in Public Transportation”, he mentioned that rail reliability used …

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NSL train delay due to track fault on Tuesday morning

On Tuesday (15 Jan) morning, commuters along the North South Line (NSL) towards Marina Bay experienced delays and slower speed in their commute due to track fault or track inspection, according information posted on the social media. SMRT did not post any official announcement concerning this incident. On the Twitter platforms commuters posted their information and complains at nearly 8am: …

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ICA says they have it all under control but do they?

On 28 Dec 2018 , Straits Times published a couple of letters sent in by two irate citizens who wanted to know why the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) hasn’t solved the congestion problem at land checkpoints and suggested they hire retired/rethrenched people to boost their manpower. Today (10 Jan), ST published a letter in response by the deputy head …

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New station to be added to the Thomson-East Coast Line near Founders’ Memorial

A new station will be added to the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) within walking distance of the upcoming Founders’ Memorial in the Marina Bay area. In a press release, the Land Transport Authority stated that the Founders’ Memorial station, located between Tanjong Rhu and Gardens by the Bay stations along the TEL, will improve accessibility for visitors to the Bay …

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Permanent Restricted Area over Pasir Gudang airspace will have “adverse impact on civil aviation”: Singapore’s MOT

The setting up of a permanent Restricted Area over the Pasir Gudang airspace starting Wednesday (2 Jan) will have an "adverse impact on civil aviation", according to Singapore's Ministry of Transport (MOT). In response to media queries regarding the establishment of the restricted area, MOT said on Tuesday (1 Jan) that such an impact will arise as a result of …

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Train delay along North South Line on the year’s last morning

A track fault is said to have caused train service disruptions on Monday (31 Dec) morning along the North South Line (NSL). Ending the year with another train delay, SMRT did not offer any official information about the incident. Affected commuters posts information about the delay on TATA SMRT Facebook platform since 6:34am: Lim Kian Koon wrote at 6:34am: "On …

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