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but, the toll free Pre-Peak Travel (FPPT) scheme, which currently offers toll free MRT rides for those exiting 18 town ambit stations before seven.45am on weekdays, going to be scrapped.
This going to be the 3rd year in a row which the PTC has recommended reducing public transport fares.
We wish which the reduce morning pre-peak fares going to encourage further rail commuters to make the shift to morning pre-peak travel,” told PTC chairman Richard Magnus.
An example of the method the fresh early morning fare scheme going to work.
Other public transport fares going to too be maintained.
Train fares for morning pre-peak travel to fall with up to fifty cents: PTC
SINGAPORE: Train fares for morning pre-peak travel going to be cut with up to fifty cents from Dec 29 across the entire rail network, the Public Transport Council (PTC) declared on Monday (Oct thirty).
Having reviewed both trials, PTC told it found which discounted fares during morning pre-peak hours have been efficient in encouraging rail commuters to travel off-peak.
“We wish which the reduce morning pre-peak fares going to encourage further rail commuters to make the shift to morning pre-peak travel.”
toll free Pre-Peak Travel (FPPT) & Off-Peak Pass (OPP) trials going to stop after Dec 28 this year.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT INCREASINGLY further AFFORDABLE: PTCThe council added which public transport fares have become further affordable for the average consumer over time.
No further toll free travel, however further commuters to benefit from discounted fares for pre-peak travel from Dec 29
As it stated in He told about 300,000 rail commuters travel before the morning peak hours.
“We wish the reduce morning pre-peak fares going to encourage more rail commuters to make the shift to morning pre-peak travel,” told Mr Magnus.
Analysts this day spoke by generally felt the PTC fare recommendations were a Honest move.
The analysts were too optimistic which the fresh fare adjustments going to help to reduce commuter loads during the “peak of the peak” travel period — the eight:30am to nine:00am belt.
Singapore University of Social Sciences transport economist Walter Theseira told which it Information Systems important to Utilize fare reduction & promotes to more differentiate peak & off peak travel going forward.