Public transport

Spare the rod and spoil the child – LTA and the recent MRT breakdown

It has been two weeks since the most severe MRT breakdown in Singapore’s rail history. A total of 55 stations…

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…

The state of our buses – LTA should do more

I refer to the report,  “Only one case of non-compliance” (TODAY April 6) on the Public Transport Council’s review of bus…

Driver skips stop but is unapologetic

The following letter has been sent to SBS Transit. We are awaiting its reply. Kimmy Tan I have never seen…

10 years – and still no public transport subsidy for disabled

  Jonathan Koh Reena Rajasvari, 50, has been visually impaired for twenty-two years. Struck by glaucoma – a group of…

Overcoming fear and misinformation – give us our dignity!

Next on TOC: About 3 weeks after 16 activists were arrested in May, 1987, the man accused of being the…

Made to pay MRT fare for baby stroller

According to SMRT regulations, children below 90cm in height do not need to pay to ride the MRT. My baby…

Student activism – what’s next?

Coming Soon: As part of our lead-up to Labour Day on May 1st, TOC will be bringing you a special…

A fine? Or just a slap on the wrist?

SBS Transit, which runs the majority of bus services here, was fined $4,500. Some of its services were overcrowded, while…