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Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading everyday app, today announced GrabProtect, a suite of safety and hygiene measures to minimise risks of the spread of COVID-19 on its transport services. GrabProtect, comprising new safety features, updated safety policies and transport hygiene kits, will enforce higher safety and hygiene standards in the ride-hailing industry. The new measures will be rolled out progressively in …

According to the latest findings from a Driverless Mobility Dialogue, most Singaporeans are ready to embrace the introduction of autonomous vehicles (AVs) on the road. TUMCREATE and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) worked together to conduct a Driverless Mobility Dialogue, with 60 Singaporeans from all walks of life, to better understand Singaporeans’ …

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has refreshed the MRT system map and transit signage system in tandem with the official opening of the Thomson-East Coast Line 1 (TEL1). Redesigned MRT System Map With the addition of new rail lines into our network, the MRT system map has been redesigned to make wayfinding easier. When viewing …

As part of the move towards a 100% cleaner energy public bus fleet by 2040, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will progressively deploy electric buses for passenger service from early next year. These consist of 60 electric buses procured under a tender awarded in October 2018, which will arrive in Singapore progressively from the fourth …

From 16 November 2019, commuters can start paying for public transport rides with NETS Tap contactless payment, as well as link their NETS Tap to TransitLink’s SimplyGo account. Participating banks include DBS/POSB, OCBC and UOB. With NETS coming on board, commuters will now have an additional payment mode, in addition to Mastercard® and Visa. Since …

Despite efforts to encourage a shift to sustainable transportation, traffic congestion is often the focus of debates over mobility. Global demand for automobiles rose significantly in the 1990s, with annual sales stabilising at close to 80 million vehicles since 2017. Faced with the flood of cars, for decades governments have attempted to improve mobility of …

From Tuesday, 5 November 2019, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will prohibit the riding of electric scooters (e-scooters) on all footpaths. Henceforth, e-scooters can only be ridden on cycling paths and Park Connector Networks (PCNs). The current policy of disallowing personal mobility devices (PMDs) on roads remains. Since the Active Mobility Act was passed in …

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) will expand the geographical zone within which autonomous vehicle (AV) companies can apply to do testing, from the current sites such as Buona Vista, CleanTech Park, Jurong Island, the Nanyang Technological University, and Sentosa, to a region covering all of western Singapore. Expansion of Testbed LTA has been facilitating on-road …

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 …