Train breakdowns, fire safety and hawker centre rentals

PQs from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah on 11th Sep 2017 1. To ask the Minister for Transport (a) whether LTA is aware of the many complaints regarding real-time updates on the MRT service breakdown for commuters on 28 June 2017; (b) what is being done to address commuters’ need for timely and accurate information; and (c) whether LTA monitors the service standards of MRT train operators on the level of public engagement when there is a service breakdown Answer Supplementary questions: 1.....

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PQs from Henry Kwek on 1 Aug 2017

1. To ask the Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade) whether the Government will consider having trade councils or business chambers work with professional think-tanks to come up with an annual sectoral business costs index to track business costs by category, such as rentals, wages, transportation, raw materials, equipment, fees and charges, to assist the Government in deriving sector-specific policies for transforming our industries. Answer 2. To ask the Minister for National Development (a) whether he can provide an update on how the Government will better ensure availability of heavy vehicle lots around HDB towns;....

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Cuts 8 Mar (MOT, MEWR, MSF)

For the Ministry of Transport 1. Er Dr Lee Bee Wah: Bus services Our Minister has been talking about a car-lite society, and I am all for it. To be car-lite, we need to further improve our public transport. We need to make bus journeys, especially in the morning and evening peak hours, more pleasant. But for many Nee Soon South residents, this is not the case. The worst bus services in Nee Soon South are bus 860 and 811 which pick up residents from new BTOs,....

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Ensure safety in private hire cars

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, AT THE SECOND READING OF THE ROAD TRAFFIC AMENDMENT BILL Video here Madam Speaker 1. The rise of Uber and Grab is welcomed by many. It provides an alternative to those who want chauffeured cars, and it also provides additional income to those who are willing to work hard. However, for the safety of all commuters and other road users, It is good that we put in place some form of regulations on the operators of private hire cabs and its drivers.....

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