Cycling to work is a great idea but still impractical in Singapore

Although the cycling infrastructure has improved, it is still not a smooth ride to commute to work on two wheels

Three cyclists stopping for cars. Such pro-car road design causes more stops for those riding on cycling paths and pavements. PHOTO: FRANCIS CHU
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I was shocked by recent statistics from the Land Transport Authority that less than 2 per cent of commuters chose to cycle as their primary mode of transportation.

Singapore, with its extensive Park Connectors Network (PCN) and cycling infrastructure, should be an ideal haven for cyclists.

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