Bus and Road Bottlenecks Solved

A seamless journey home, whether you bike, take the MRT, bus or drive. Click here for a comprehensive map of all these improvements.   >151 new buses Nee Soon received 151 new buses from 2012 to 2016- and more after that. Because your MPs have been fighting for you, this is a significant proportion of islandwide improvements. The buses increased capacity on 26 old routes, including Services 265, 269, 811, 857 and 858. 13 bus routes have also been started or extended: 883 between Yishun,....

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Is Car-lite Singapore a Dream?

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH MP FOR NEE SOON GRC AT THE COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY DEBATE FOR THE MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT Sir We are moving rapidly towards a car-lite Singapore. I agree with this direction. However, for it to truly succeed, we need to ensure cycling and walking are convenient, comfortable and safe. It appears that in our rush to accommodate bicycles and PMDs, we have somewhat sacrificed the safety of pedestrians. Each week,....

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Off-peak travel pass, designated smoking points and personal data protection

Parliamentary Questions from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah on 5th and 6th Feb 2018 1. To ask the Minister for Transport (a) what has been the take-up rate for the Off-peak Monthly Travel Pass for persons with disabilities and senior citizens; (b) why was it discontinued without prior notice; and (c) whether there are plans to provide cheaper off-peak or weekend travel options to encourage senior citizens to stay active. Answer 2. To ask the Minister for National Development (a) whether the Ministry will consider putting a minimum number of years before a development project can qualify for an en bloc collective sale;....

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MRT flooding, North-South Expressway and chemical smell

PQs from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah on 6th and 7th Nov 2017 1. To ask the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources (a) whether he can provide an update on the source and causes of the chemical odour and smoke detected in various parts of Singapore on 25 September 2017; (b) whether there is a long-term impact on public safety and health; (c) whether there have been previous similar incidents; and (d) what is the Ministry doing to safeguard our interests.....

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