Bus reliability scheme a welcome move: Observers
By how much will Singapore's Bus Service Reliability Framework improve service punctuality?
The jury is still out, but observers agree that the first incentive-and-penalty scheme of its kind here is a step in the right direction.
A two-year pilot scheme will begin next month, which Public Transport Council chairman Gerard Ee called "work in progress".
"It's a start point," he said. "We have to give it time to work. And everyone must play a part - including motorists giving way to buses, or playing cat-and-mouse with enforcement officers. But quite logically, a carrot-and-stick approach should help."