05 Aug '11, 2am

Transport fares up from Oct 8: Aaaaaaaand that's how you know #sgelections are over. #farehike

SINGAPORE - The Public Transport Council (PTC) has granted an overall 1 per cent fare increase, an amount significantly less than the 2.8-per-cent cap allowed under the fare formula. From Oct 8, adult card fares for buses and trains will increase by 2 cents per journey. Senior citizen concessionary fares will increase by 1 cent per journey. There will be no change to child and student concessionary card fares. Those paying cash on public transport will see cash fares increase by 10 cents. There will be no change to senior citizen and child and student cash fares. The public transport operators have also extended senior citizen concession hours to full day throughout the week. On average, the PTC says the average fare increase translates to about 15 cents a week for 85 per cent of commuters who would see a fare increase. SMRT has decided to enhance its current discount sche...

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