08 Nov '17, 2am

Singapore a success story in urban planning, says former HDB CEO

View of rush hour traffic in Singapore. Singapore’s former master planner Dr Liu Thai Ker said the city-state is a success story in urban planning due in part to strong government support. Speaking to attendees on Tuesday (7 November) at PropertyGuru’s Asia Real Estate Summit held at Marina Bay Sands, he noted that despite its small land area (719 sq km), Singapore is subdivided into five regions and 20 towns. “Without the subdivisions, all traffic would come to the Central Business District. But with subdivisions, some of the traffic goes to the regional centres and new towns.” As such, Singapore has been able to avoid serious traffic problems, even with a high-density population, he said. But there are huge challenges facing urban planners in other parts of Asia as the continent houses 60 percent of the world’s population on 30 percent of its land, revealed Liu, adding t...

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