Transport

Train service along CCL disrupted on Friday morning, following late Thursday night service disruption
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The train service along Circle Line (CCL) was disrupted this morning (20 Jul), despite an early announcement from SMRT that the problem that affected the line since late evening yesterday has been cleared. At 4:22am SMRT informed on its Twitter platform that the Read More

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Evening train delay along CCL and brief morning delay along EWL on Thursday
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

A train disruption occurred on Thursday (19 Jul) evening around 11pm along the Circle Line (CCL), caused by a signal fault. SMRT posted an official tweet on the delay at 12:03am, informing that train services along the CCL will be operated slower than Read More

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ComfortDelGro first to trial fast-charging fully electric taxis in Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

ComfortDelGro Taxi is putting two fully-electric Hyundai Ioniq taxis on trial on Thursday (19 July). In a press release, the company stated that this electric Ioniq taxi – the first of its kind here – charges fully in just under 30 minutes, unlike existing Read More

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14 self-driving vehicles tested on public roads at designated areas; One-North, NUS and Science Park 1 and 2
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Senior Minister of State for Transport Dr Janil Puthucheary has stated that the government is mindful that Autonomous Vehicle (AV) technology is evolving rapidly and will review the measures regularly and enhance them if necessary. He was responding to questions filed by MP Read More

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297 errant PMD users between the ages of 14 and 80 have been caught for active mobility-related offences since 1 May 2018
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Last week, Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan revealed that the Active Mobility Advisory Panel (AMAP) is currently reviewing some active mobility regulations, including the speed limit on footpaths, and will release its recommendations later this year. He was responding to questions filed Read More

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Brief disruption of train service along North East Line on Friday morning
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The North East Line (NEL) train service towards Harbour Front NE1 was delayed this morning (13 Jul) due to a train fault at Outram NE3. Commuters posted about the disruption on social media, with some still thinking that NEL is operated by SMRT. Read More

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CCTVs proven to be effective in reducing number of illegal parking offences by as much as 90% at some locations in Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan has stated that the installation of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras has proven to be effective in reducing the number of illegal parking offences by as much as 90% at some locations in Singapore. Mr Khaw was responding to questions Read More

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MPs raise questions regarding PDVL test, MOT reveals passing rate of applicants at 80%
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In response to the introduction of the Private Hire Car Driver’s Vocational Licence (PDVL) where current and new private hire car drivers have to obtain, Members of Parliament raised various questions and concerns over the test. MP for Tampines GRC Mr Desmond Choo Read More

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LTA disappointed in oBike’s failure to return users’ deposit in light of Singapore exit
By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has expressed disappointment over bike-sharing operator oBike’s failure to return the latter’s users’ deposits. oBike’s chairman Shi Yi was previously quoted as saying that the company hopes that the LTA will not levy fees against them in the event Read More

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SMRT Trains reports after-tax loss of S$86 million for FY2018, citing higher operating expenses and drop in ridership and fares
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In an annual operations review report on Sunday (1 July), SMRT Trains announced an after-tax loss of S$86 million for the 2018 financial year ending 31 March due to higher maintenance expenses and said that the loss follows an after-tax profit of S$26 million for the Read More

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