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Transport

Train breakdown on Sunday afternoon along the Circle Line

A train disruption occurred on Sunday (11 Nov) afternoon along the Circle Line (CCL). This time, while there were not many passengers because it was not a work day, SMRT was quick to inform about the incident, SMRT informed in a tweet that there was no train service between Marina Bay/Dhoby Ghaut to Paya Lebar due to signal fault at …

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Bus services affected by road closures due to the 33rd ASEAN Summit

Five SBS Transit bus services – 70M, 111, 133, 162M and 502 – serving the Suntec area will be affected by road closures for the 33rd ASEAN Summit and Related Summits, announced SBS Transit in a press release on Monday (12 November). The authority stated that these buses will skip these three bus stops from 12 to 16 November: The …

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ERP rates to be reduced for December school holiday

Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) rates will be reduced by $1.00 per Passenger Car Unit (PCU), and by $0.50 where the current ERP rate is $0.50 per PCU. This was announced by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) in a press release on Monday (12 November) as it has completed its review of the rates for the December 2018 school holidays. The authority …

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New parking standards for private developments from February 2019

A new Range-based Parking Provision Standards (RPPS) will be introduced  from 1 February 2019, to replace the existing Car Parking Standards (CPS) and Range-based Car Parking Standards (RCPS) in line with Singapore’s move towards a car-lite society. This was announced by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Friday (9 November), stating that the revised parking standards will accord developers greater flexibility in managing parking …

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New link road connecting Punggol Central to KPE/TPE to open ahead of schedule

A new link road connecting Punggol Central to KPE and TPE(PIE) will open almost a year ahead of schedule, on 25 November 2018, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Thursday (8 November). LTA said that the new link road, which is part of a two-phase expansion of the KPE/TPE interchange will provide motorists with an alternative route between Punggol …

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Six-months trial to enhance security screening at selected MRT stations

A six-month trial for enhanced security screening at selected MRT stations across all rail lines will be commenced from 12 November 2018, announced the Land Transport Authority (LTA). In a press release on Monday (5 November), LTA stated that some commuters may be required to use a walk-through metal detector and pass their belongings through X-ray scanners, before entering the …

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