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Covid-19 has changed commuting patterns in Singapore. Can we keep them?

Mindset shift needed from firms and workers to maintain gains from flexi-work arrangements

The number of commuters heading to work during peak hours has naturally increased as Singapore reopened its economy. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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One of my enduring memories of the circuit breaker last year, and in the months following it, was how smooth traffic on the roads was, with fewer people out and about.

It was a breeze travelling along roads and expressways that would typically be congested during peak hours, such as the Central Expressway (CTE) and Lornie Highway, among others.

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