DOCUMENTING GOLDEN MILE COMPLEX’S HERITAGE

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for National Development regarding the conservation of Golden Mile Complex, whether action will be taken to document its intangible heritage given its historic role as an early example of high-rise apartment living and as a transit point for bus links to Malaysia. Mr Desmond Lee: Golden Mile Complex has been theContinue reading “DOCUMENTING GOLDEN MILE COMPLEX’S HERITAGE”

ADDITIONAL MEASURES TO ENCOURAGE PRUDENT BIDDING OF MOTORCYCLE COES

Mr Pritam Singh (Aljunied): Thank you, Mr Speaker. Just a question for the Senior Minister of State, in view of the reply to the hon Member Ms Mariam Jaafar. In the last decade, I understand LTA had allowed for the transfer of up to 25% of COEs originally put aside for Cat D motorcycles andContinue reading “ADDITIONAL MEASURES TO ENCOURAGE PRUDENT BIDDING OF MOTORCYCLE COES”

CONSIDERATIONS FOR SITING SPORTS STADIUM WITHIN HOUSING ESTATE

The following question stood in the name of Assoc Prof Jamus Jerome Lim – 6 To ask the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth (a) what are the considerations behind the siting of a sports stadium in a given housing estate; and (b) whether stadia equipped with running tracks are regarded as a standard amenity for everyContinue reading “CONSIDERATIONS FOR SITING SPORTS STADIUM WITHIN HOUSING ESTATE”

UPDATE ON PROPOSED FLYING TAXI SERVICE SINCE JOINT TRIAL IN 2019

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) whether he can provide an update on the proposed flying taxi service since the joint trial in 2019; (b) what is the expected initial capacity for such a service in terms of number of trips per day; and (c) what is the expected number ofContinue reading “UPDATE ON PROPOSED FLYING TAXI SERVICE SINCE JOINT TRIAL IN 2019”

HOUSE PRICE TO INCOME RATES IN OTHER CITIES FOR DWELLINGS WITH COMPARABLE FLOOR AREA OF AVERAGE HDB FLAT IN SINGAPORE

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for National Development in respect of Annex 9 of the handout shared with Members of Parliament during the debate on the public housing motions on 6 February 2023, what is the house price to income multiple for Los Angeles, London, Sydney, and Hong Kong for a median apartment with theContinue reading “HOUSE PRICE TO INCOME RATES IN OTHER CITIES FOR DWELLINGS WITH COMPARABLE FLOOR AREA OF AVERAGE HDB FLAT IN SINGAPORE”

COOPERATIVE AND UNIFIED SMART TRAFFIC SYSTEM PROJECT’S ABILITY TO DETECT BICYCLES

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Transport whether LTA’s Cooperative and Unified Smart Traffic System project will have the ability to detect bicycles, for enhanced cyclist road safety. Mr S Iswaran: The CoopeRative and UnIfied Smart Traffic SystEm (CRUISE) project is intended to trial the use of artificial intelligence and multi-sensor data integration across multiple trafficContinue reading “COOPERATIVE AND UNIFIED SMART TRAFFIC SYSTEM PROJECT’S ABILITY TO DETECT BICYCLES”

LO SPEECH ON HDB AFFORDABILITY AND ACCESSIBILITY

Introduction Mr Speaker, the Workers’ Party MPs have spoken on a number of relevant areas and shared our views on the motions before the House. Sengkang GRC MP Louis Chua Kheng Wee has spoken about the inadequacy of Build-to-Order HDB (BTO) launches, Sengkang GRC MP A/P Jamus Lim has spoken about the tension between housingContinue reading “LO SPEECH ON HDB AFFORDABILITY AND ACCESSIBILITY”

NUMBER OF ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS INVOLVING CAR-SHARING VEHICLES AND RESULTING IN CASUALTIES IN 2021 AND 2022

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for Home Affairs (a) how many road traffic accidents involving car-sharing vehicles and resulting in casualties have there been in 2021 and 2022 respectively; (b) whether the incidence rate of such accidents is higher than that of the general car population; and (c) what measures is the MinistryContinue reading “NUMBER OF ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS INVOLVING CAR-SHARING VEHICLES AND RESULTING IN CASUALTIES IN 2021 AND 2022”

NUMBER OF VACANT SCHOOL SITES AND AVERAGE LENGTH OF TIME OF VACANCY

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Education (a) how many school sites are currently vacant; (b) what is the current average length of time such sites remain vacant; (c) what is the current status of these sites which were used as COVID-19 vaccination centres and migrant worker housing during the COVID-19 pandemic; and (d) whetherContinue reading “NUMBER OF VACANT SCHOOL SITES AND AVERAGE LENGTH OF TIME OF VACANCY”

FACTORS ACCOUNTING FOR 74% INCREASE IN LAND DEVELOPMENT COSTS FOR HDB BTOS

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for National Development (a) what factors accounted for the approximate 74% increase in land development costs for HDB BTOs, from $1,816 million in FY2020/21 to $3,167 million in FY2021/2022; and (b) what proportion of the increased spending was due to a higher cost of acquiring land as opposed to aContinue reading “FACTORS ACCOUNTING FOR 74% INCREASE IN LAND DEVELOPMENT COSTS FOR HDB BTOS”