The Public Transport Council (PTC) recently announced that come 3 July, a new distance-based fare system will be introduced. 2 in 3 commuters are expected to see a reduction ($0.48 a week) or no change in their weekly public transport expenditure. As for the remaining third, their weekly public transport expenditure is expected to increase by $0.31.
This video from LTA explains how distance based fares will affect you:
So, are you one of the lucky few who will enjoy the savings, or at least maintain status quo? Or are you the unfortunate ones who has to pay more for public transport? Try out our implementation of the new distance-based fare system and find out!
Please be reminded that as much as we wish to provide accurate information to our users, our distances are at best an estimation. We urge you, our dear user, not to kick up a ruckus if our system shows a steep increase in your fares. =] Likewise, please do not start buying beer for your friends the moment you see the amount of savings you are going to enjoy.
With the opening of Resort World Sentosa in February and the soft launch of Marina Bay Sands last week, Singapore is well on its way to becoming a city of SIN. Okay, that's not funny. =[