15 Jan '11, 2pm

A 3.8km green corridor linking East Coast Park to Bedok Town Centre & Bedok Reservoir will be built over the next 5 yrs

Senior Minister S. Jayakumar (second from right) called the makeover an 'ambitious' one that 'will benefit not only residents of East Coast but also other Singaporeans'. -- ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM SPORTS enthusiasts, food lovers and families looking for recreational spots in the east will find it easier to get to their playgrounds. A new 3.8km green corridor linking up the popular East Coast Park with Bedok Town Centre, as well as Bedok Reservoir, will be built over the next five years. This means that Singaporeans will be able to walk - taking about 20 minutes - or cycle directly from the MRT station or bus interchange in Bedok, to either of the two recreational spots. It is part of a larger 'ambitious' makeover for the East Coast, and comes on top of previously announced plans for a revitalised Bedok town with a new food centre, an integrated sports complex, a mall and a...

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