What motorists in S’pore can learn from drivers in Japan on keeping vulnerable road users safe

In densely built-up Singapore, mindfulness and graciousness are needed to keep vulnerable road users safe.

Among proposals in Singapore was to pedestrianise Orchard Road, with perhaps a few sidewalk cafes to improve ambience. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - The Land Transport Authority (LTA) should be lauded for mapping out progressive plans to make it friendlier for pedestrians and cyclists to navigate our streets, long the preserve of motorists.

In a post-Budget 2023 announcement last week, the authority put a name to its initiative: Friendly Streets.

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