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5 Apr 2019
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is testing the use of mass security screening equipment such as the Human Security Radar to complement existing security measures at public transport nodes. The Human Security Radar was deployed for the first time during Exercise Station Guard carried out today at Jurong East MRT interchange. For more information, please refer to the attached factsheet.

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3 Apr 2019
News Releases
As part of efforts to encourage commuters to be more thoughtful to fellow passengers, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has rolled out a series of initiatives under this year’s Graciousness Campaign. In its 10th year, the campaign aims to foster a culture of graciousness on public transport. Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Transport & Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, Mr Baey Yam Keng officially launched the Graciousness Campaign 2019 at Dhoby Ghaut MRT station this afternoon. Please refer to the attached factsheet for more information.

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7 Mar 2019
News Releases
In addition to ongoing works for 10 Silver Zones, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will build another 10 Silver Zones, which are expected to be completed in 2020. Residential areas such as Ang Mo Kio, Potong Pasir, Tampines and Yishun will have enhanced and customised road safety features to remind motorists to slow down and keep a lookout for pedestrians, as well as remind elderly pedestrians to remain vigilant when crossing roads. For more information, please refer to the factsheet appended below.
1 Feb 2019
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and Canon Singapore have collaborated on a photo exhibition to showcase exciting construction works for the upcoming Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL). Titled ‘Show the Full Picture’, the photo exhibition will showcase photographs taken at five stations along the upcoming TEL. It will be displayed at Bugis MRT station from 1 to 27 February, and will roll out progressively to selected stations over the next few months. For more information, please refer to the attached factsheet.

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7 Jan 2019
News Releases
LTA showcased its innovative methods used to construct Katong Park station and safely overcome challenges such as space constraints and soft ground conditions. These have helped to ensure the timely construction of the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL). For more information on the innovative method used to construct Katong Park station, please refer to the attached factsheet.
28 Aug 2018
News Releases
Senior Minister of State for Transport, Dr Janil Puthucheary launched the Certification for Technical Specialist (Bus) (CTS) at the Bus Technical Specialist Certification Centre (BTSCC) today. These initiatives by the Singapore Bus Academy support the implementation of the Land Transport Industry Transformation Map introduced in February 2018 and the Skills Framework for Public Transport introduced in May 2018, with the aim of upskilling our bus workforce in the long run. Senior Minister of State for Transport, Dr Janil Puthucheary also presented awards to the top ten teams for the Smart Bus Challenge today. For more details, please refer to the attached news release and factsheet.
26 Jul 2018
News Releases
Commuters can now travel smarter with “Travel Smart Information”, a programme which the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will pilot from July this year. To help commuters have more comfortable rides, location-specific information such as the more crowded travelling times and train cars will be put up at 20 of the busiest train stations, such as Yishun and Ang Mo Kio. For more information, please refer to the attached factsheet.

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