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Contactless Bank Cards Double Up as Travel Cards with No Need for Upfront Top-Ups. Tap and simply, go. It’s that simple. Following a successful pilot of the Account-Based Ticketing (ABT) system, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) launched SimplyGo starting with Mastercard®on 4 April 2019. SimplyGo enables commuters to use contactless bank cards as their travel …

Planning bus routes is no easy task; the Land Transport Authority of Singapore must consider the ripple effects of any changes to the transport network. With Reroute, a simulator developed by the Government Technology Agency of Singapore, Land Transport Authority can now test out different scenarios to maximise the convenience of bus services. Imagine this …

Digitalisation has paved the way for new business models and better ways of doing things. Mr Kok Ping Soon, chief executive of the Government Technology Agency of Singapore, explained the approach that the Singapore government is taking to create digital services. Prior to the invention of the internet, the time taken for technological products to …

20,000 visitors, representing more than 700 cities across 120 countries, attended the Smart City Expo World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. Singapore received the City Award at the Congress, a recognition of the city-state’s efforts to drive transformation through technology. Minister-in-charge of GovTech Dr Janil Puthucheary highlighted that Singapore’s Smart Nation investments will improve the …

When you think of promotional videos for the government or the military, exciting and creative would probably be the last thing that comes to mind. Well, you have to check out this promotional video for the Republic Of Singapore Air Force’s 50th anniversary and see that is anything but boring. Congratulations to the Air Force …

In the world of math, many strange results are possible when we change the rules. But there’s one rule that most of us have been warned not to break: don’t divide by zero. How can the simple combination of an everyday number and a basic operation cause such problems?     This video is from …

Juniper Research and Intel released a recent study Global Smart City Performance Index 2017  where they ranked top 20 global smart cities according to their performance across different metrics – mobility, health, safety, and productivity. The study focuses not just on smart city technologies but more importantly on people with emphasis on how these technologies ‘give …

An underground masterplan that maps out Singapore’s underground spaces and their potential uses is set to be unveiled next year. It will be released as part of the next Master Plan guiding Singapore’s development in the medium term, said Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) chief planner Hwang Yu-Ning. This subterranean masterplan will provide the first comprehensive …

Singapore is recently ranked as one of the top cities with most trees. It should not come as a surprise given that trees and greenery has been part of Singapore’s urban planning ever since; Dubbed as the ‘Garden City’, this was envisioned by then Prime Minister Lee Kwan Yew back in 1967. He wanted Singapore …

Back in Janaury 2015 the Municipal Services Office (MSO) launch the OneService app. The app aims to make it more convenient for the public to send service requests and feedback on municipal issues around Singapore. OneService serves as a common platform for all requests as it routes each feedback to the relevant agency for fast …