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Cycling On Singapore’s Public Roads: Courses Or Licences For Non-Motorist Cyclists?

As a constructive starting point, the plan for courses or licences for non-motorist cyclists are premised upon two primary justifications: first, so that cyclists can better protect themselves if they are cognisant of traffic rules and regulations; second, this would then provide the basis for authorities to introduce more rigorous campaigns to educate both drivers and cyclists. Continue reading

Is It Realistic To Encourage Off-Peak Train Travel In Singapore?

While it is a worthy effort to study how the use of financial incentives, introduction of web-based interaction and increased insights into peak commute times can potentially reduce overcrowding, attempts to encourage off-peak train travel might be an uphill struggle. Continue reading

SMRT’s Saw Phaik Hwa Resigns, Mountbatten MP Lim Biow Chuan’s Two Cents’ Worth

My interest, however, was piqued by an intriguing side comment made by Mountbatten Member of Parliament Mr. Lim Biow Chuan: “It would be a bit sad if she resigned because of Internet comments. For the public to say the top must resign for every single fault, I’m not comfortable with that. I wouldn’t say that is public accountability – it’s wanting a pound of flesh”. Continue reading

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