31 May '11, 1pm

MP Alex Yam looks into Yew Tee residents' transport woes

MP Alex Yam looks into Yew Tee residents' transport woes

Barely two weeks since he became an MP for Chua Chu Kang GRC, unionist Alex Yam has already set himself the task of improving transport facilities for his residents in Yew Tee. Mr Yam, 29, said he hopes to start formal talks with the Land Transport Authority to improve access to public transport in his ward, and eventually widen access to Bukit Panjang town. Speaking at an NTUC event on Saturday morning, he said transport woes often cropped up during his house visits and walkabout during the election campaign period. 'It won't be an instant solution, we have to consult the various government agencies to ensure whatever we provide is sufficient for the residents,' he said. He acknowledged there was a lack of bus stops and feeder services in Limbang town in the south of Yew Tee. There was also only one access point to Bukit Panjang Town via Chua Chu Kang Drive, which results...

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