24 Dec '11, 9am

We are over-reliant on the MRT system. Should we build a complementary system?...

We are now over-reliant on the MRT station. A breakdown of the train service, due to technical fault or terrorism, could cause chaos. Should we build up a complementary system, using buses, to reduce this over-reliance and build up the capacity that is badly needed during the next few years (before the new MRT lines are open)? How can this be done? I suggest to allow express buses to operate between the bus interchanges. These buses do not stop to pick passengers along the road. They can use the bus lanes and travel quickly. There should be a local service using small buses and local taxis to bring people from their homes to these interchanges. Do you like this concept?

Full article: http://tankinlian.blogspot.com/2011/12/reduce-over-relian...

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