The registration of Power-Assisted Bicycles (PABs) will commence on 14 August 2017, and owners of PABs will have until 31 January 2018 to register their PAB and affix it with a number plate. The registration of PABs aims to enhance enforcement against reckless riding and the use of non-compliant PABs. This will improve the safety of other path and road users, in particular pedestrians.
More than 200 Active Mobility Patrol (AMP) volunteers were honoured at the inaugural AMP appreciation event held today where Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan presented appreciation plaques to the AMP teams to thank them for their valuable contributions over the past year.
Cyclists can look forward to more parking lots at MRT stations as the Land Transport Authority (LTA) continues to improve cycling infrastructure to support a growing cyclist population.
OCBC Cycle 2017 introduces first-of-its-kind Corporate Race Category for Companies to compete in the National Stadium
OCBC Cycle 2017, Singapore’s largest mass cycling event, returns on 18 and 19 November this year at the Singapore Sports Hub with the launch of a new race category for corporates.
Going car-lite in the Jurong Lake District (JLD), Singapore’s second Central Business District, is now easier with the completion of a 15km dedicated cycling path network. JLD is the 8th intra-town cycling path network in Singapore. This is part of the Land Transport Authority’s (LTA) long term plan to progressively construct dedicated cycling path networks in all HDB towns to enhance first and last mile connections.
From 29 June 2017, a prototype stroller restraint system will be tested on SBS Transit Service 69, to secure open strollers on the bus.
PABs are currently allowed to be used on public roads. Modifying PABs with throttles, are not allowed as the throttle feature allows the PAB to function like a motorcycle, which requires the rider to have a licence, unlike bicycles.
Following the story of bike share abuse, four teenagers were arrested in a case of rash act and public nuisance near Punggol MRT station and bus interchange.
In conjunction with Singapore Youth Olympic Festival 2017, the Bicycle Motocross BMX and Mountain Bike Clinics and Mini Race shall be run in conjunction with the Singapore Youth Olympic Festival 2017.
With all the efforts by both government and private companies to make Singapore a more liveable city, there are bound to be senseless vandalism which the nation is starting to get a taste of it.