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Using personal mobility devices (PMDs) is a convenient and sustainable way in going around the city.  While not as big as the other vehicles that roam the streets, careless driving of PMDs can still cause harm. With this, the responsible use of PMDs is important. What are the things that you should remember whenever you’re …

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) will introduce a mandatory inspection requirement for registered e-scooters with effect from April 2020, to ensure that these devices comply with the device criteria1 for use on public paths. Registered e-scooters will be called up every two years for inspections to ensure their continued compliance. These are part of a series …

As part of its efforts to promote a caring and gracious commuting culture, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has launched a pilot for a new initiative aimed at helping those with invisible medical conditions to get a seat more easily on trains and buses. Starting October 2019, public transport commuters with invisible medical conditions that …

The Yishun Integrated Transport Hub (ITH), Singapore’s 10th ITH, will open on Sunday, 8 September 2019. With its opening, commuters in the area can look forward to direct connectivity and convenient transfers between the new air-conditioned bus interchange, Yishun MRT Station and Northpoint City. Commuter-Friendly and Inclusive Facilities As part of government’s efforts to create …

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) released the Land Transport Master Plan (LTMP) 2040 report. This report encapsulates LTA’s long term plans to build a convenient, well-connected, inclusive and fast land transport system that will meet the needs and aspirations of Singaporeans over the next two decades and beyond. The LTMP 2040 report contains detailed responses to …

Singapore’s Land Transportation Authority (LTA) will be contracting 100 double-deck three-door buses which are expected to hit the roads by next year. LTA’s bus suppliers, Alexander Dennis Singapore and ST Engineering Land Systems will be providing the buses. The project amounts to a total of $64 million. According to LTA, the contractors were selected based …

Recently, an architect’s redesigned map of Singapore’ Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) has gone viral in Facebook, even catching the attention of Singapore’s Land Transportation Authority (LTA) itself. While the current map used by the LTA does the job of telling how the stations are connected, it is not geographically faithful. These maps are called schematic …

On April 24, Singapore’s Land Transport Authority announced that they will be building an Integrated Train Testing Centre (ITTC). It will occupy a site of approximately 50 hectares at the former Raffles Country Club site and will be equipped to robustly test trains and other core railways systems (e.g. electrical, mechanical and signalling systems) around …

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 …