Tower Transit Bus Services Are Rolling Out

Bus operator Tower Transit has begun operations late last month. They are the first company to be awarded a tendered bus package under the Land Transport Authority’s (LTA) new bus contracting model. In a sweeping…

LTA: Make Yourself Useful

LTA’s launch of their much criticised, and arguably useless, Taxi-Taxi@SG app, reminds me of another gripe I have about an LTA initiative. That of getting information on bus arrival times. It’s part of their MyTransport app. I’m…

LTA’s Wayang Show

I’ve been somewhat critical of the LTA lately. But I think it’s fair to say that most public transport commuters are quite fed up, and we all rather see some concrete improvements being put into…

Transport Madness at NUS

I’ve heard many complaints about how the internal shuttle bus service in NUS has become absolute madness since the start of the current academic year. This year saw the opening of University Town, with many…

Driver’s Nightmare in NUS

I’ve long found driving in NUS to be very frustrating. There are too many reasons. One of my long-time complaints is with the internal shuttle bus services. My chief gripe with them is that they…

TransitLink Claim Follow-up

As promised, here’s the follow-up to my previous post on my TransitLink Fare Refund. I’m delighted at the effort it took to process my refund of 65 cents in the form of a cheque sent…

TransitLink Fare Refunds

I wasn’t going to write about this (yet), but then, the “NFS Anonymous Access User” decided for me that I should rant a little bit. Yes, that’s the name of the person from TransitLink who…

New Bus Stop Sign Posts

A few weeks ago, I happened to see a work crew making their rounds installing a bunch of new bus stop sign posts. You’ve probably seen many of these already at various bus stops around…

Fine Buses that Refuse to Stop

I have a suggestion to improve the Bus Service Standards formulated by our Public Transport Council: Include a benchmark that measures the number of times a bus is unable to pick up passengers from a…