Is Singapore serious about going car-lite?

Getting out of a taxi in Beijing the other day, I was almost run over by an e-scooter.

But the delivery rider, whose reflexes had probably been honed from dodging pedestrians, swerved in the nick of time and averted disaster.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 17, 2019, with the headline 'Is Singapore serious about going car-lite?'. Subscribe