Tag Archives: Public transport

Spare the rod and spoil the child – LTA and the recent MRT breakdown
By DollarandSense Published on by DollarandSense 0

It has been two weeks since the most severe MRT breakdown in Singapore’s rail history. A total of 55 stations in the North-South and East-West line were affected during peak period, leaving hundreds of thousands of commuters stranded and facing difficulties in getting Read More

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2.5% fare reduction for all – except for when it rises!
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

After reading the articles ‘Cheaper bus, train rides‘ on The Straits Times website and ‘Public transport fares go down by 2.5% from Jul 3‘ on the Channel NewsAsia website, this is my conclusion: Maths has certainly changed since I was in school. *sigh* Read More

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The state of our buses – LTA should do more
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

I refer to the report,  “Only one case of non-compliance” (TODAY April 6) on the Public Transport Council’s review of bus service standards. Every day,  many students and adults rely on both bus and rail  transport to go to school and to work. As fare-paying customers, they have Read More

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Driver skips stop but is unapologetic
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Kimmy Tan encounters rude and inconsiderate bus driver. Read More…

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10 years – and still no public transport subsidy for disabled
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The disabled asks for subsidy, not free public transport. Jonathan Koh. Read More…

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Overcoming fear and misinformation – give us our dignity!
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More should be done for the disabled. Report by Ravi Philemon Read More…

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Made to pay MRT fare for baby stroller
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

According to SMRT regulations, children below 90cm in height do not need to pay to ride the MRT. My baby is only 70cm. Does this mean I have to pay the MRT fare for my stroller? Ang Siow Hui, ST Forum

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Student activism – what’s next?
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Will student activism in Singapore remain entombed forever? Darren Boon. Read More…

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A fine? Or just a slap on the wrist?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

SBS Transit, which runs the majority of bus services here, was fined $4,500. Some of its services were overcrowded, while the waiting times of others were too long. SMRT was fined $100 for one instance in which one of its services was found Read More

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