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31 Jan 2019
News Releases
Enterprise Singapore has published a set of provisional national standards to guide the industry in the development and deployment of fully autonomous vehicles1 (AVs). Known as TR 68, Technical Reference 68 will promote the safe deployment of fully autonomous vehicles in Singapore. For more information, please refer to the attached news release.
10 Nov 2018
Media Replies
We refer to the commentary by Mr Zack Lim Xue Li, Executive Director and Chief Technology Officer of Trinax Singapore (‘Check autonomous vehicle driving tests for blind spots’, 30 October 2018). Autonomous vehicle (AV) technology has the potential to alleviate our land and manpower constraints. Since 2015, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has been facilitating AV trials to understand how AV technology can be deployed to improve our transport system in future. For more details, please refer to the attached reply.
22 Nov 2017
News Releases
The Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), the Land Transport Authority (LTA) and JTC have opened Singapore’s first autonomous vehicle (AV) test centre located in Jurong Innovation District. The new 2-hectare test facility will support the Centre of Excellence for Testing & Research of AVs – NTU (CETRAN) to spearhead the development of testing requirements for AVs. For more information, please refer to the news release attached.
22 Nov 2017
News Releases
Autonomous scheduled buses and autonomous on-demand shuttles will serve commuters in Punggol, Tengah and the Jurong Innovation District (JID) from 2022. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) will be piloting the deployment of autonomous vehicles in these districts to provide convenient first-last mile connectivity for residents, workers and students. This is part of continued Smart Nation efforts to develop Smart Urban Mobility solutions that leverage data and digital technologies to enhance the public transport commute. For more information, please refer to the news release attached.
23 Jun 2017
News Releases
Starting today, the Land Transport Authority will expand the current AV test bed in one-north to neighbouring areas such as the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Science Park 1 and 2, Dover and Buona Vista. These areas present a larger test bed and will allow AV trial participants to experience more on-road scenarios which will help accelerate technology development. For more information, please refer to the attached news release.
10 Apr 2017
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has signed a partnership agreement with ST Kinetics to develop and trial autonomous buses, as part of efforts to catalyse the development and deployment of autonomous vehicles to enhance Singapore’s land transport system. For more information, please refer to the attached news release.
7 Feb 2017
News Releases
The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill was introduced for second reading in Parliament today. The proposed amendments to the Road Traffic Act (RTA) are to better support various innovations in the transport sector, while safeguarding commuters’ interests, in particular, safety. For more details, please refer to the attached factsheet.

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