Thursday, 13 Jun 2013
Punggol East residents can expect improved transport services from June 24 onwards when SBS Transit ramps up the number of trips per week by another 1,019 more trips, or an increase of 37.1 per cent.
Branch Chairman for Punggol East SMC Dr Kog Poh Koon shared this good news on his Facebook. He added that "this will help to ameliorate the transportation needs while we continue to increase capacity in our transport system".
27,000 passengers who commute on the Punggol East LRT daily will benefit from this latest enhancement.
Ms Penny Low, MP for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC noted that ridership has been growing, and said that this will reduced waiting time for commuters by up to two minutes.
The ridership figures has increased by about 12 per cent from December 2012 to April 2013, according to a press release by SBS Transit.
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