21 May '11, 10am

MP "horrified" after bus spot checks - Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: Member of Parliament (MP) for Mountbatten Lim Biow Chuan has conducted his own spot checks to verify complaints of irregular bus services in Mountbatten. According to Mr Lim's Facebook page, the checks were conducted on Monday and Thursday at two separate bus stops during the morning peak hour, between 8am and 9am. Mr Lim was accompanied by an officer from the Land Transport Authority during both checks. The first check was made at Jalan Batu, near the HDB estate at Tanjong Rhu while the second was at the bus stop at Block 56, Cassia Crescent. Mr Lim told Channel NewsAsia he was "horrified" that three bus services -- 158, 12 and 197 -- took half an hour to arrive, and said he has written to the Public Transport Council. He said by doing so, he hopes to influence the public transport operators to improve their service, and to stress the need for regular services....

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews...

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