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Goal of cashless transport system by 2020, clearly thought up by those who do not take public transport
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Last updated on August 13th, 2017 at 07:43 pmOn 11 August 2017, Land Transport Authority (LTA) and TransitLink announced that Singapore will gradually phase out cash payment for public transport by 2020, which is line with the Government’s Smart Nation initiative, a cashless nation. Read More

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LTA and TransitLink to gradually remove cash payment options to promote cashless vision for transport by 2020
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and TransitLink have announced that they are working towards a fully cashless vision for public transport by 2020 which is in line with efforts to go in line with the Government’s Smart Nation initiative. In order to meet Read More

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How can MRT reliability improved 3 times, when there are so many breakdowns? 
By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

I refer to the article “Khaw Boon Wan sets new rail network reliability target as MRT becomes three times as dependable as in 2015” (Straits Times, Jul 27). Ownself delude ownself? The article writes, “The MRT system’s reliability has improved by three times since Mr Khaw Boon Read More

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LTA’s report of MRT network reliability: How reliable is it?
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

According to the Land Transport Authority’s Rail Report, the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) trains traveled further in first quarter of 2017 before encountering short delays, on track with the reliability target. “The reliability of the MRT network improved significantly in the first quarter Read More

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Bad weather in Changi on Sunday forces three planes bound for Singapore to land in Batam
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Three planes from two airlines cancelled their landing in Singapore late afternoon on Sunday (21 May), and were forced to divert to Hang Nadim International Airport in Batam due to bad weather in Changi Airport area. Indonesian news Antara reported that the general Read More

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Fire-fighting system along MCE tunnel accidentally activated
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

On Wednesday afternoon (17 May), the fire-fighting system along the Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) tunnel has been accidentally activated, the Land Transport Authority informed on Facebook. LTA wrote, “At 12.57pm today, the water-based fire-fighting system along the Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) eastbound tunnel, before Read More

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Cyclist goes against traffic light, almost gets hit by oncoming car
By Yasmeen Published on by Yasmeen 0

A viral video with about 70,000 views posted on Ben Chia Lor – Singapore Road page attracted wrath for a cyclist’s reckless road sense. The 47 seconds video showed the driver, Kenneth Haw, nearly hitting a cyclist, who dashed across the road even when the Read More

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LTA: Suggestions invited for official names of three stations on the Circle Line 6
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on 15 May that members of the public are invited to suggest official names of three stations on the Circle Line 6 (CCL6). The suggested station names need to fit one of several criteria: Help commuters easily Read More

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GRAB questioned if drivers can make decision on route to take when ferrying passengers on JustGrab
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A complaint on taxi driver website has drawn the attention of Grab drivers regarding the issue of whether the taxi drivers are allowed to choose the most efficient route when passengers booked for Just Grab service with fixed price. One of such taxi Read More

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Delay along North South Line on Thursday morning due to train signalling fault
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

This morning during rush hour, Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) announced that its North-South Line (NSL) from Ang Mo Kio to Marina South Pier was experiencing delays due to a train signalling fault. Commuters were asked to add 25 minutes of travelling time. Read More

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