19 Jul '11, 5pm

Transport Minister addresses fare increase concerns #Singapore

Transport Minister addresses fare increase concerns #Singapore

Minister for Transport Lui Tuck Yew addresses the concerns about fare increases and quality of service. (AFP P … Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew has reassured commuters that the Public Transport Council (PTC) has been judicious in approving fare increases over the years In a Facebook note posted on Tuesday, he acknowledged the feedback and comments he had received on the transport fares increase application by SMRT and SBS Transit. The two public transport operators are seeking to increase the total bus and rail fares by 2.8 per cent. Their applications for fare adjustments were submitted to the PTC on 11 July. Minister Lui wrote that the PTC has been judicious in its assessment of fare adjustments and added that the fare cap system itself ensures that SMRT and SBS cannot increase fares beyond the cap. "If there is no inflation and no wage increase for the year, the formul...

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