28 Jun '11, 12pm

With advances in technology, it's surprising the URA and HDB are not doing away with parking coupons, says our reader.

WITH advances in information technology, it is surprising that the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and Housing Board are not doing away with parking coupons, ('New parking coupons rolling out'; June 19). For example, the authorities can develop a smartphone application that helps drivers locate carparks, and check in and out of parking facilities. Carpark wardens could have their portable checking systems updated immediately too. Payments could then be made on a daily or monthly basis via the various online payment systems available. Such innovations help the agencies save on the costs associated with printing and distributing parking coupons, and prevent drivers from cheating. Motorists are also spared the hassle of buying and displaying enough coupons to avoid fines. Government agencies and private businesses have been encouraged to tap IT innovations, and the URA an...

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