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University Students Petition For Lower Transport Fares, Because They Are Still Students

However, this does not apply to University students, as they will still be charged with adult fares which costs up to $1.48 for an average journey of 10 km. This does sound a tad bit unfair, as University students are still students, just like the polytechnic students. They don't hold full time jobs, and thus, have no steady income to pay for the increase. In light of this, three undergraduates started a petition to appeal for university students to receive the same rights.

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Bus And Train Fares Set For Highest Increase In Years

If this mooted fare increase gets approved, it will be the highest fare increase for years. If this happens, fares could go up by $0.10, the maximum increase that can be allowed under the current fare formula, a measure implemented from 2018 to the year 2022. While some might say that $0.10 is a small price to pay, if taken into account each trip a person makes he needs to cough up $0.10 extra, someone might face up to $15 total of increased fares per month.

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BIKER DIED IN THE SECOND LINK MOTORBIKE ACCIDENT

Reports indicated the deceased as Yeoh Yoke Khing, 37, who was heading into Singapore for work when the accident happened. His motorbike hit the rear tyre of a bus which was in the midst of doing a U-turn, and the victim died at the scene due to severe injuries caused by the collision.

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LTA REMINDS US THAT DEEPAVALI IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN HALLOWEEN

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) once again looks to delight fellow Singaporeans who celebrate the occasion with a gorgeous visual feast of decorated MRT trains, which run on the North East Line and Downtown Line. So, if trains breakdown again, you can always look at the nice Deepavali decorations and enjoy them, while waiting for the trains to move again.

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BUS MOUNTED KERB OUTSIDE BEDOK INTERCHANGE, ONE WOMAN UNDER BUS

Saw an accident at Bedok Bus interchange today. The bus, which was returning back to the interchange, mounted the kerb and unfortunately, hit two pedestrians who were waiting at the traffic junction to cross the road. According to people who were there at the time of the accident, the victims were two women pedestrians. One woman appeared injured and was down beside the bus, while another woman was actually under the bus. The woman who was at the pavement beside the bus appeared hurt, and some say she might have injured both her legs. The woman under the bus was apparently still responsive when ambulance and SCDF came.

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