Urban Public Transportation of Singapore

by Fong Seck Kong, Singapore MRT Ltd, 251 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179102, Singapore,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Urban Public Transportation Systems: Implementing Efficient Urban Transit Systems and Enhancing Transit Usage


Singapore is a city state with a land area of 648 sq km and a population of 3.8 million. The total daily trips generated is about 7 million. Of these, around 5 million trips are on public transport which includes Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), bus and taxis. Moreover, trunk bus services provide links between major housing townships, and between housing townships to major destinations such as the Central Business District, the tourist belt and industrial estates.

Subject Headings: Public transportation | Rail transportation | Buses | Transportation management | Rapid transit systems | Railroad stations | Traffic signals | Singapore | Asia

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