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Siemens study: Singapore has best public transport system

Commissioned by Siemens, the study by Credo entitled “The Mobility Opportunity” presented today in Singapore looked at transportation networks in 35 major cities around the globe and assessed how prepared cities were to meet future challenges such as population growth and higher competition. With a high capacity system able to meet demand with minimal crowding and high levels of user functionality, Singapore is well able to cope with future growth, the study said. The country was also praised for its long-term planning – helped by highly integrated governance – reliability and punctuality levels as well as provision of air-conditioning on almost all of its public transport vehicles.

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Singapore is ‘priciest place to buy cars but its public transport is among cheapest’

SINGAPORE is the most expensive place in the world to buy a car, according to a survey by Deutsche Bank. The bank's annual survey of global prices released on Friday found that a new Volkswagen Golf costs US$126,499 (S$158,125) here. The amount far exceeds the next highest price tag of US$55,516 needed to buy the same car in Kuala Lumpur and is more than five times the US$26,700 cost in New York.

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