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The kampung spirit that made a carpark entrance safer for pedestrians

Road surfaces refinished, signs repositioned, a new central divider constructed. The design of this entrance was improved after feedback from residents and advocacy groups. Welcome to the world of ground-up municipal improvements, one road at a time.

East Coast GRC MP Tan Kiat How (back to camera) checking out the Bedok Mall entrance. PHOTO: COURTESY OF FRANCIS CHU
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It's a Saturday morning and most people would be spending time with family - but not this motley bunch of folks on their bicycles in Bedok.

The members of the Safety for Active Mobility Users (Samu) group are doing their rounds with the area's MP Tan Kiat How, and officials from the Land Transport Authority (LTA), National Parks Board (NParks) and other agencies.

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