PASSENGER TRAFFIC AND PROGRESS OF REOPENING OF CHANGI AIRPORT’S AIR ROUTES

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Minister for Transport given passenger traffic at Changi Airport in June 2022 has reached the target of 50% of pre-pandemic levels, whether the Government has reassessed passenger traffic targets for end- 2022 and 2023 and, if so, what are they. The Minister for Transport (Mr S Iswaran): Madam, mayContinue reading “PASSENGER TRAFFIC AND PROGRESS OF REOPENING OF CHANGI AIRPORT’S AIR ROUTES”

RATIONALE FOR AND IMPACT OF HIGHER ERP RATES ON TRAFFIC VOLUMES

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Transport (a) what is the rationale for increasing ERP charges in May and June; (b) what is the impact of these higher ERP charges in terms of traffic congestion; (c) what is the effect of the higher ERP charges on the Consumer Price Index (CPI); and (d) whether any furtherContinue reading “RATIONALE FOR AND IMPACT OF HIGHER ERP RATES ON TRAFFIC VOLUMES”

TIMELINE AND MILESTONES TOWARDS ACHIEVING ISLANDWIDE FULL OPERATIONAL DEPLOYMENT OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Minister for Transport what are the timeline and milestones towards achieving (i) islandwide full operational deployment of autonomous vehicles (AVs), (ii) the implementation of associated infrastructure across Singapore and (iii) the introduction of regulations and laws governing the use of AVs. Mr S Iswaran: The timeline for the deployment of AVsContinue reading “TIMELINE AND MILESTONES TOWARDS ACHIEVING ISLANDWIDE FULL OPERATIONAL DEPLOYMENT OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES”

AVERAGE PASSENGER LOAD ON TRUNK AND FEEDER BUS SERVICES DURING PEAK HOURS

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for Transport (a) whether the Ministry has data on the average passenger load on trunk and feeder bus services during peak hours (i) from 1 January to 28 March 2022 (ii) from 29 March to 25 April 2022 and (iii) from 26 April to date; (b) if so, whatContinue reading “AVERAGE PASSENGER LOAD ON TRUNK AND FEEDER BUS SERVICES DURING PEAK HOURS”

DATA ON TOTAL NUMBER OF BUSES OPERATED OR MAINTAINED BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT OPERATORS AND STORED AT BUS DEPOTS

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for Transport (a) whether the Ministry has data on the total number of buses operated or maintained by public transport operators; (b) of these, how many are currently stored at bus depots; (c) what is the average age of these buses that are stored at bus depots; and (d)Continue reading “DATA ON TOTAL NUMBER OF BUSES OPERATED OR MAINTAINED BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT OPERATORS AND STORED AT BUS DEPOTS”

TRANSPORT SUBSIDY APPLICATIONS TO SGENABLE AND SUCCESS RATE BETWEEN 2018 AND 2021

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for Social and Family Development (a) between 2018 and 2021, how many applications has SGEnable received for the (i) VWO Transport Subsidy Scheme and (ii) Taxi Subsidy Scheme; (b) how many applications have been successful for each of these schemes; and (c) among the unsuccessful applications, what are theContinue reading “TRANSPORT SUBSIDY APPLICATIONS TO SGENABLE AND SUCCESS RATE BETWEEN 2018 AND 2021”

CAUSE OF DROP IN VOLUME OF SINGAPORE’S BUNKER FUEL SALES IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2022

Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong asked the Minister for Transport whether the fall in the volume of Singapore’s bunker fuel sales in the first quarter of 2022 was due to supply chain delays in shipping. Mr S Iswaran: Bunker sale volumes have declined by 12% from 12.8 million tonnes in the first quarter of 2021 to 11.3Continue reading “CAUSE OF DROP IN VOLUME OF SINGAPORE’S BUNKER FUEL SALES IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2022”

RULES FOR LARGE CYCLING GROUPS ON ROADS

Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong asked the Minister for Transport whether larger cycling groups are allowed or encouraged to conduct their rides in multiple groups of five cyclists in single file, or 10 cyclists riding abreast, following at a distance while travelling on the same route and at the same time. Mr S Iswaran: Under the Road TrafficContinue reading “RULES FOR LARGE CYCLING GROUPS ON ROADS”

PERCENTAGE OF PUBLIC AND FEEDER BUS SERVICES OPERATING WITH HEADWAYS OF NO MORE THAN FIVE MINUTES DURING PEAK HOURS AND NO MORE THAN 10 MINUTES DURING OFF-PEAK HOURS

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for Transport in the last six months, what percentage of (i) all public bus services and (ii) feeder bus services, operated with headways of no more than five minutes during morning and evening peak hours, and no more than 10 minutes during off-peak hours, respectively. Mr S Iswaran: LTA monitorsContinue reading “PERCENTAGE OF PUBLIC AND FEEDER BUS SERVICES OPERATING WITH HEADWAYS OF NO MORE THAN FIVE MINUTES DURING PEAK HOURS AND NO MORE THAN 10 MINUTES DURING OFF-PEAK HOURS”

PROPOSAL TO MANDATE THE DEPLOYMENT OF TRAFFIC WARDENS FOR HEAVY VEHICLES OPERATING IN ESTATES WITH NARROW LANES AND FEW ACCESS ROADS TO PREVENT MASSIVE JAMS

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Transport whether the Ministry will consider mandating companies operating heavy vehicles in estates with narrow lanes and few access roads, such as Serangoon Gardens, to deploy traffic wardens or banksmen and to follow strict protocols in traversing the roads so as to prevent the occurrence of massive jams within theContinue reading “PROPOSAL TO MANDATE THE DEPLOYMENT OF TRAFFIC WARDENS FOR HEAVY VEHICLES OPERATING IN ESTATES WITH NARROW LANES AND FEW ACCESS ROADS TO PREVENT MASSIVE JAMS”