Tag Archives: public transport

5 EASY STEPS TO MAKE SMRT GREAT & RELIABLE AGAIN, AGREE OR NOT?

Sick and tired of the perpetual MRT breakdowns due to different kinds of track fault, signal fault, signal testing etc? Here is a 5 step plan to make SMRT Great Again! The Transport Minister's whole family has to take public transport to work, this will ensure he feels the full effects of his inept ability to solve our public transportation. When his children and wife complain of the unreliable public transport causing them to be late for exams and appoints, only then will he work doubly hard to solve our problems.

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BAN GRABHITCH DRIVERS WHO HITCH WITH FAMILY MEMBERS IN CAR

I don't understand why is it that so many Grabhitch drivers are so cheapskate now that they want to hitch riders like us along with their family members? Chat they accept riders only when there's no one in the car? Riding with their family members make me feel so insecure! No privacy at all!

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NETIZEN: SMELLY NS BOYS CAUSE AIR POLLUTION ON PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Why Singapore army boys no initiative? You know how smelly and stinking they are when they book out and taking the MRT and bus? They should just take taxi, grab or uber together among themselves! That pungent smell of theirs is making people sick and nauseated in the trains and buses, imagine on a Friday evening where the train is filled with them?

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DOES LTA ALLOW PRIVATE BUSES TO PICK UP PASSENGERS LIKE PUBLIC BUSES?

What is the LTA doing lately? There are so many private buses appearing along Bras Basah, Orchard and Shenton Way area providing illegal bus services! Why no enforcement? I have seen private buses without any signage stopping at almost every stops at Shenton Way between 8.15am to 8.55am and also picking up passengers along Shenton Way and Orchard area bus stops between 5.45pm to 7pm!

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SINGAPORE MRT TRAINS TO START LATER & END EARLIER

I refer to the article “Why train services must end earlier” (Straits Times, Apr 8). It states that “This is why SMRT is ending service between Lakeside and Joo Koon, as well as between Tanah Merah and Changi Airport, earlier at 11pm on April 14 and 21 (Lakeside-Joo Koon), and April 28 and May 5 (Tanah Merah-Changi Airport).

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KHAW BOON WAN HINTS S”POREANS HAVE TO PAY MORE FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORT SOON?

Speaking in Parliament today, PAP Transport Minister and official story-teller, Khaw Boon Wan said that the upcoming fare formula revision would need to factor in the increasing burden on the government (under the disguised term of "taxpayers") in injecting subsidies into the public transport system. Touching on the new bus contracting model for instance, Khaw said that: "We pay bus operators a fee to run the bus services. Although fare revenue goes to the Government, it is not enough to cover operating costs."

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