Well what do you know? So swiftly after the report that fewer Singaporeans take public transport, comes the announcement from the Land Transport Authority (LTA) that Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) charges are going up at selected gantries!
"ERP rates at 3 gantries to be raised from Nov 2Link: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/1013964/1/.html
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) said Tuesday ERP rates at three gantries
will go up from November 2.
It will cost a dollar to pass through the gantry along Ayer Rajah
Expressway between 8am and 8.30am, an increment of 50 cents.
ERP rate for the Eastbound ECP gantry at Marina South and the one on the
slip road from Ophir Road will go up by a dollar to S$3.00 between 6.30pm and
The rates for the other gantries will remain unchanged.
LTA said the next ERP review will take place in November for the December
-ChannelNewsAsia, 27 October 2009
So are you still going to travel by car? What is it with Singaporeans and car ownership anyway?