SBS, SMRT raising fares for premium services

Higher operating costs cited as reason; three private firms set to follow suit. -ST

SBS Transit to raise fares on 41 non-basic bus services from Aug 3

Depending on the route, adult fares will go up between 10 and 70 cents. -ST

Portion of Cross Island Line to be assessed on environmental impact

In Phase 1 of the study, the consultant will conduct a baseline study of the existing ecosystem and the physical conditions along the various alignment options. -AsiaOne

More than 300 government-funded buses added to network so far

Between April and June, for example, the route of bus service 11 was extended, while three new City Direct Services were introduced. -ST

Proposed stops for KL-S'pore high-speed rail

KL-S'pore will take 2 1/2 hours, taking into account waiting time and transfers. -ST

SBS to complete fleet renewal by 2017

SBS Transit announced yesterday that it has ordered 665 new buses for a total of $311 million. -ST

Work on Thomson Line gets into full swing

22-station line will open in 3 phases; North-South Line to have new station. -ST

Bus incentive-penalty scheme shows encouraging results, says LTA

Most services under the trial have shown an improvement in EWT, according to LTA figures. -ST

Operating public buses: Lessons from London

Getting the public bus system right is no easy road. Private operators need to make money, commuters want affordable fares and good service. Singapore is now looking to the London solution of contracted routes. Is this the ticket to a better ride? -ST

SMRT and HK's Diamond Cab tie up on wheelchair-friendly taxi services

Their websites will allow passengers to conveniently book wheelchair-friendly taxis in Singapore and Hong Kong. -AsiaOne

New peak period short bus services in Pasir Ris, Tampines, Choa Chu Kang to launch this month

They will ferry residents to the nearest MRT station and/or bus interchange during morning and evening rush hours. -AsiaOne

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