Find ways to help them adapt to new public transport payment methods, say observers.
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Commuters also need to know how the bus service reliability framework will be affected by such a move.
A Straits Times reader wants to know if going cashless means inconveniencing the elderly and kids too young to have an ATM card.
There are concerns that the move to go cashless might put some groups at a disadvantage.
While the Land Transport Authority’s (LTA) target to have a fully cashless public transport system by 2020 is a right step, observers warned that particular groups of commuters must be taken care of.
Singapore’s public transport network is set to go fully cashless by 2020, with all bus and train rides to be paid using travel cards and top-ups performed without physical cash.
LTA says the new hub will ease bus-train transfers, with features for more inclusive transport system.
SMRT bus service 961 will experience road diversions on Aug 4, 5, 11 and 12 due to temporary road closures along Beach Road and Parliament Place.
New goal is 1,000,000 MKBF (mean km between failure) by 2020, up from 800,000 MKBF.
SMRT must check all service maintenance doors, after a fault in one of them led to a 30-minute halt in services between Queenstown and Bugis MRT stations.