"SINGAPORE : Transport Minister Raymond Lim said more and better bicycle parking facilities will be made available around MRT stations and bus interchanges.
The initiative will be implemented progressively, starting with towns where demand for bicycle parking facilities currently outstrips supply.
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) will carry out a year-long pilot study in 2009 in Pasir Ris, Tampines and Yishun to gather feedback and better understand the needs of cyclists before extending it to other MRT stations and bus interchanges, said Mr Lim.
He was responding to a written question by Tampines GRC MP Irene Ng on integrating cycling into urban transport planning.
Mr Lim said other cycling initiatives have been listed in the land transport review.
From March this year, cyclists will be allowed to carry their foldable bicycles onboard buses and trains on a trial basis during off-peak periods.
LTA will impose size restrictions and other conditions to ensure that the safety and comfort of other commuters are not compromised. - CNA /ls"
Tuesday, February 19, 2008
More bicycle parking facilities at MRT stations, bus interchanges
"More bicycle parking facilities at MRT stations, bus interchanges," by Margaret Perry. Channel NewsAsia, 18 Feb 2008.