22 Jul '11, 12pm

Public transport model not key issue: extracts of Minister of State for Transport and Finance, Josephine Teo’s r...

Before you try to counter any alternative proposal, like the nationalization model from Gerald Giam perhaps it is only proper that you should at least try to analyse and understand the root cause or causes of current congestion and other problems affecting bus and MRT services. Have you done so? Are you aware that people have been asking such a fundamental problem vis a vis public transportation – is it a public or private service? If your answer is transportation should be a private service, please do explain. If it is not, then why not enlighten people why should the government privatize it in the first place. Has the argument been properly debated with transparency and accountability. Or is it another issue conveniently decided by a one-man authoritarian rule with no question asked and all differing views overruled. If it is not government’s duty to provide transportati...

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