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Roads & Motoring
7 Mar 2018
Factsheet: Mandatory Registration of Electric Scooters
As announced at the 2018 Committee of Supply Debate, the Government has accepted the Active Mobility Advisory Panel’s (AMAP) recommendation to mandate the registration of electric scooters (e-scooters) used on public paths. Please refer to the attached Fact Sheet for more information.
20 Jan 2018
LTA Rolls Out Comprehensive Cycling Network for Safer, Smoother Riding Experience in Bedok Town
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has completed a 13km network of dedicated cycling paths in Bedok town. Bedok is the second town in Singapore – after Ang Mo Kio – to feature red cycling paths. These paths help to alert pedestrians to the presence of cyclists and personal mobility device (PMD) users and have proven to be very popular amongst Bedok residents as they are easily distinguishable from the regular footpaths. For more information, please refer to the attached news release.
15 Jan 2018
Factsheet: Stricter Enforcement and Education to Deter Errant Use of PMDs
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is stepping up efforts to deter errant use of Personal Mobility Devices (PMDs) on roads and encourage safe riding habits. Besides the enhanced penalties for on-road use that take effect today, LTA will roll out the Safe Riding Programme (SRP) from 1 February 2018 to educate cyclists and PMD users on safe riding habits. For more information, please refer to the attached factsheet.
2 Jan 2018
Tougher Enforcement Against Personal Mobility Device Users
From 15 January 2018, Personal Mobility Device (PMD) users caught riding on roads will face tougher enforcement action, as the Land Transport Authority (LTA) strengthens regulations and enhances its penalty regime to deter errant use of PMDs. For more information, please refer to the attached News Release.
28 May 2017
Bring Your Foldable Bicycles and Personal Mobility Devices On Board Public Transport All Day
From 1 June 2017, commuters can continue to carry foldable bicycles and personal mobility devices on board public transport at all hours of the day. This follows a six-month trial conducted by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) and public transport operators, and is part of LTA’s Walk Cycle Ride strategy to encourage more people to adopt active mobility for the first and last mile of their public transport commutes. For more information, please refer to the attached news release.
10 Apr 2017
Action will be taken against PMD users who flout speed limits
We thank Mr Sum Kam Weng for his letter “PMDs with speeds of 70km/h a hazard to others” published in the Straits Times (30 March 2017) and wish to assure him that the necessary measures are in place to safeguard the safety of all users on public paths. For more details, please refer to the attached reply.
10 Jan 2017
Factsheet: Active Mobility Bill
The Active Mobility Bill was read for the second time in Parliament today. As announced at the Ministry of Transport’s 2016 Committee of Supply Debate, the Government has accepted in full the Active Mobility Advisory Panel’s recommendations on cycling and the use of personal mobility devices (PMDs). The Active Mobility Bill puts these recommendations into effect. Please refer to the factsheet attached, for more information and photos.