24 Jul '11, 1pm

Could answer to transport woes lie in immigration policy? #Singapore

Could answer to transport woes lie in immigration policy? #Singapore

Public transport operators' request for fare hikes has fueled debate on the issue. (Yahoo!) By Andrew Loh Singapore's public transport operators (PTO) have submitted their applications for what is euphemistically termed a "fare adjustment". It is an annual ritual, some say formality, where the Public Transport Council (PTC) waves its wand and invariably approves the fare hikes. Commuters, unsurprisingly, are aghast that the PTOs are asking to raise fares. In the past few years the standard of service on our trains and buses have been widely criticised. The commuting public is also wary that the PTC will turn a blind eye and a deaf ear to its complaints. The uproar, as in previous years, has thrown up once again questions about the roles of the PTOs in providing a public good, and whether the very nature of these entities should be reinvented in order to keep fares down and...

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