27 Jul '11, 2pm

More competition needed in public transport: NSP #Singapore

More competition needed in public transport: NSP #Singapore

NSP secretary-general Hazel Poa speaks up on the party's views on public transport in Singapore. (Yahoo! file … The National Solidarity Party (NSP) says more competition is needed in Singapore's public transportation system. In a statement released Wednesday, the NSP's secretary-general Hazel Poa shared the party's views on public transport in Singapore. She said, "Theoretically, we have two companies "competing" against each other in bus and MRT services. However, since there is no duplication in their area of service, commuters have no real alternatives. Thus we effectively have two monopolies." Poa also explained why the People's Action Party (PAP) and Workers' Party (WP) positions fell short of commuters' needs. "The Workers' Party proposes the nationalisation of public transport. The People's Action Party on the other hand advocates the status-quo. But it should be ap...

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