19 Oct '11, 3am

Singapore can study and adapt Hong Kong's public transport fare structure, MP suggests

Singapore can study and adapt Hong Kong's public transport fare structure, MP suggests

MP Christopher de Souza calls for more wheelchair-friendly buses to be on the road more often, and for concessionary fares for the disabled. -- ST PHOTO: STEPHANIE YEOW By Cai Haoxiang The way Hong Kong structures its train and bus fares can be a model that Singapore can adapt to good use, said Mr Ang Wei Neng (Jurong GRC), who is also SBS Transit vice-president. His suggestion was among several made on Tuesday by at least three MPs on how the public transport system could be improved. In Hong Kong, transport operators are allowed to raise prices only when their average return on net fixed assets falls below a specified level. And when they make a profit above a specified level, half of it has to be shared with commuters in forms such as fare rebates. But they can keep the other half. This is to spur them to improve productivity and look for other sources of revenue, like ...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/Parliament/Story/STIStory_724...

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