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18 Oct 2016
Factsheet: Facilitating the one-north AV Test-Bed
Since January 2015, the Land Transport Authority (LTA), in partnership with JTC, has designated one-north as the first Autonomous Vehicle (AV) test-bed in Singapore, where interested applicants can test out their vehicles’ navigation control on public roads. Currently, there are four distinct local and international parties carrying out regular autonomous vehicle on-road testing at one-north. Please refer to the attached Fact Sheet for more information.
5 Oct 2016
Factsheet: LTA Steps Up Enforcement to Deter Reckless Use of Bicycles and Personal Mobility Devices
Since May this year, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has carried out more than 400 enforcement deployments across Singapore, with emphasis on HDB towns and industrial estates. More than 700 advisories have been issued to cyclists and personal mobility device users caught riding in an unsafe manner. Instances of reckless behaviour include riding power-assisted bicycles (PABs) on footpaths, cycling at night without bike lights which poses a danger to other users, and failing to give way to pedestrians. Please refer to the attached Fact Sheet for more information.
3 Sep 2016
Factsheet: Singapore’s First Fully Automated Underground Bicycle Parking System at Kampung Admiralty
From early 2017, Kampung Admiralty residents will be able to try out Singapore’s first fully automated underground bicycle parking system. Cyclists will be able to store their bicycles and cycling gear securely, and protect their bicycles from theft, vandalism, and the weather. Catering to the growing cycling population at Admiralty, the underground system can store around 500 bicycles, hence saving land that would otherwise be used for at-grade bicycle parking. For more information, please refer to the attached Fact Sheet.
15 Jul 2016
SMRT Trains and SMRT Light Rail to Transit to New Rail Financing Framework
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and SMRT Trains Limited (SMRT Trains) have concluded discussions on the transition of the North-South and East-West Lines (NSEWL), the Circle Line (CCL) and the Bukit Panjang LRT (BPLRT) to the New Rail Financing Framework (NRFF), which had been announced by the Government in 2008 and implemented for the Downtown Line (DTL) in 2011. The transition will benefit commuters by bringing about five changes. For more information, please refer to the news release and factsheet attached.
11 Jul 2016
Factsheet: National Day Parade 2016 Themed Trains
To celebrate the nation’s 51st birthday, the Land Transport Authority (LTA), in collaboration with operators SBS Transit and SMRT, launched the National Day Parade (NDP) 2016 themed trains today. For more information, please refer to the attached factsheet.
30 Apr 2016
Factsheet: Active Mobility Patrol Scheme
As announced at COS 2016, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) is partnering the community to roll out the Active Mobility Patrol (AMP) scheme as part of efforts to encourage safe and harmonious sharing of paths. The first AMP, which consists of 16 volunteers, was launched today by the Toa Payoh East-Novena Grassroots Organisations (GROs). For more information, please refer to the attached factsheet.
12 Apr 2016
Factsheet on Professionalising the Rail Industry: Singapore Rail Academy
To meet the long term manpower requirements of the rail industry, LTA will establish the Singapore Rail Academy (SGRA) to build up and deepen local engineering and research capabilities. Professor Cham Tao Soon will lead the setting up of the SGRA. For more details, please see the attached factsheet.