Researchers from the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) investigate the potential of using e-scooter sharing to improve the overall efficiency of urban transportation through serving short-distance transit trips.
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The study shows that e-scooter use is most likely to be highest when transfer and walking time between transit journeys is the longest, with e-scooters providing valuable last-mile benefits.
Singapore has taken the autonomous bus plunge with two routes now in operation in a pilot scheme set to run until the end of April.
The pilot is designed to gain insights into potential user experience improvements, before all cards can be upgraded for cardholders to have access to the benefits of transacting digitally.
The Bills introduce new legislation for mobility device compliance and extends the scope of the public path system.
As an open innovation lab, the centre aims to ensure the company’s transformation into a smart mobility solution provider, secure its sustainable growth and research the future of mobility services.
The initiatives include projects that look to improve disabled accessibility, passenger safety and cycling priority.
The collaboration aims to bring urban air mobility services and platforms to reality in Singapore’s urban environment, with the target to enhance industry productivity and improve the country’s regional connectivity.
The initiative rewards commuters for transferring to alternative transport modes as the LRT and rail systems experience high passenger numbers during morning commuter hours.
The use of these robot guard systems is said to reduce reliance on manpower, allowing security personnel to monitor areas remotely, through the robots' 'eyes'.
There is no doubting the significance of smart ticketing technology for cities worldwide as transport providers strive to create a seamless passenger experience. Intelligent Transport spoke to Yeo Teck Guan, Senior Group Director (Public Transport) at Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA), to discuss the country's account-based ticketing system, SimplyGo.
Singapore's Ministry of Transport has accepted recommendations from the Active Mobility Advisory Panel (AMAP) that aim to improve the safety of e-scooter riders, as well as members of the public.
ComfortDelGro Bus will be rolling out Volvo buses in Singapore equipped with automatic brake features that come to a stop if the bus 'senses' a collision is about to take place.
The electric bus fleet will consist of 60 electric buses procured under a tender awarded in October 2018, which will arrive in Singapore from the fourth quarter of 2019 to the first half of 2020.
Following a thorough safety review from the Land Transport Authority e-scooters have been prohibited on all footpaths in Singapore.