SMRT Flood-Proofs MRT Stations, By Simply Shifting Flood Control Panel For Easy Access

SMRT Shifts Flood Control System And Installs Extra Float Switches At 4 MRT Stations SMRT plans to start 2018 anew -- flood-proofing Lavender, Redhill, Kembangan and Expo MRT stations by April, according to Channel NewsAsia. Since the Bishan Flooding incident opened up the floodgates to multiple train problems, it does seem logical that SMRT...

NTU’s Expensive New Electric Shuttle Bus Will Cost Up To $3.2 Million Per Km...

Nanyang Technological University's (NTU) New Electric Shuttle Bus Costs $1.6 Million To $3.2 Million Per Km Nope, you did not read that wrong. BlueSG's new collab with Nanyang Technological University's (NTU) involves fast-charging electric shuttle buses as reported by local media on Tuesday (23 Jan). However, they seemed to glaze over the...

SMRT’s March Early Closures And Late Openings Affect All 35 Stations Along East-West Line

SMRT Marches On With Early Closures And Late Openings For Entire East-West Line (EWL) And we thought that SMRT was running out of ways to surprise us. But here they are, right on track to break their own record again. So we've gone from 19 stations affected in Dec 2017, to...

Everything You Need To Know About Stiffer PMD Laws In Singapore, Since LTA Is...

Land Transport Authority Cracking Down On Personal Mobility Device Users Personal Mobility Devices (PMDs) are being rounded up by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) following a crackdown on the devices. Riding a PMD is not as simple as one might think. They are electric, so the same rules that would typically...

ComfortDelGro Taxis Will Soon Introduce Surge Fares With New UberFlash Function

UberFlash Introduction Means Uber's Partnership With ComfortDelGro Becomes More Apparent Following ComfortDelGro's 51% investment into Uber's car-rental subsidiary Lion City Rentals, ties between the ride-hailing app and taxi company are about to get tighter. On Thurs (11 Jan), The Straits Times reported that ComfortDelGro's taxis will soon offer surge fares under...

Which Bid Is Best For The SG-KL High Speed Rail Contract? We Evaluate The...

Comparing The 4 High Speed Rail Operators That Want To Operate The SG-KL HSR As reported by The Straits Times, the Land of the Rising Sun announced that the technological powerhouse will go “all-out” to nab the winning contract for the SG-KL High Speed Rail (HSR) Service. Japan will be...

LTA’s Futuristic Underground Bicycle Parking Costs More Than Season Parking For Motorbikes

LTA's Futuristic Underground Bicycle Parking System As early as 5 Jan, cyclists in Admiralty can look forward to utilising SecureMyBike: Singapore's first underground bicycle parking system. This futuristic automated parking system launched by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) guarantees the security of patron's bicycles underground. Source Cyclists no longer have to worry about...

SIA’s New Fare Scheme Looks Awfully Inspired By Budget Airlines

New Singapore Airlines Fare Scheme Complicated And Confuses Customers Think Singapore Airlines (SIA) and ideas of "premium" and "world-class" would have been the first thoughts that come to people's head. A budget airline would be the last thing anyone would associate our national carrier with. Yet, with the new ticket fare system...

11 Most Memorable MRT Incidents That Happened In 2017

Look Back At One Of SMRT's Most Infamous Years Involving Disruptions, Reptiles And More It really hasn't been the best year for SMRT, has it? From the infamous tunnel flooding to the train collision at Joo Koon, surely CEO Desmond Kuek - and more importantly, Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan -...

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