Part-time student finds PMDs a cheaper alternative to cars and motorcycles

Part-time student Shannon De Silva relies on his e-scooter as his main mode of transport, using it for most of his daily commutes.
Part-time student Shannon De Silva relies on his e-scooter as his main mode of transport, using it for most of his daily commutes.ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

For most people, a late night out in Clarke Quay would lead to an expensive cab ride home.

But part-time student Shannon De Silva, 18, is able to get back home to Punggol, about 15km away, in 50 minutes without paying a single cent.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 11, 2019, with the headline 'Cheaper alternative to cars and motorcycles'. Subscribe