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PMD riders will quickly have fewer locations to trip round.
Senior Minister of State for Transport Lam Pin Min introduced in Parliament at the moment (5 Aug) that PMD homeowners is not going to be allowed to trip their PMDs within the void decks and customary corridors of HDB blocks in 15 city councils run by the Individuals’s Motion Get together.
The estates affected are as follows:
Ang Mo KioBishan – Toa PayohChua Chu KangEast Coast- FengshanHolland – Bukit PanjangJalan BesarJurong – ClementiMarine ParadeMarsiling – Yew TeeNee SoonPasir Ris – PunggolSembawangTampinesTanjong PagarWest Coast
Employees’ Get together-run Aljunied-Hougang East City Council is claimed to be “nonetheless contemplating whether or not to implement the ban of their estates”.
The Land Transport Authority can be beginning a three-month trial of pedestrian-only zones on the city centres of Ang Mo Kio, Bedok, Bukit Batok, and Khatib. At these zones, riders might want to dismount and push their PMDs.
The identical trial can even be carried out at a neighbourhood centre in Tampines.
The pedestrian-only zones are reported to be a part of a S$50 million initiative to “enhance the infrastructure in sizzling spots the place such accidents typically happen”.
The initiative will embrace measures like widening footpaths, putting in clear warning indicators, and fixing pace regulating strips on paths.
College Zone markings can even be trialled at footpaths outdoors some colleges to remind PMD riders to decelerate and be careful for different path customers, “particularly younger kids”.
“We are going to work with native MPs and residents to determine the infrastructure enhancements to deal with particular sizzling spots in every constituency,” mentioned Dr Lam.
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