$13m in public transport fund for the needy; observers say more can be done to help households benefit

A total of more than $22 million is earmarked for distribution to needy households through this year's Public Transport Voucher exercise, in the form of a record 450,000 vouchers worth $50 each.
A total of more than $22 million is earmarked for distribution to needy households through this year's Public Transport Voucher exercise, in the form of a record 450,000 vouchers worth $50 each.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - A fund set up to disburse public transport vouchers (PTVs) has snowballed to $13 million, with another $9.8 million due to be injected over the next year.

The total of more than $22 million is earmarked for distribution to needy households through this year's Public Transport Voucher exercise, in the form of a record 450,000 vouchers worth $50 each.

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