12 Feb '18, 3am

Up to 8,000 public transport jobs to be created by 2030 under Industry Transformation Map

SINGAPORE: To meet Singapore's expanding transport needs, the Land Transport Authority is looking to create 8,000 new public transport jobs by 2030. It is also investing S$25 million in funding for mobility-related innovation and technology to further modernise the country's public land transport, as part of efforts to improve efficiency, reliability and comfort for commuters. All this will be part of the LTA's Industry Transformation Map (ITM), which was unveiled on Monday (Feb 12). Its vision is to create an innovative land transport industry enabled by technology and a highly competent workforce by 2030. TECHNOLOGY READY As part of the roadmap, LTA will "leverage emerging technologies", specifically in autonomous vehicle technology. Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister of Transport Khaw Boon Wan said in his address at the unveiling of the ITM: "Autonomo...

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