• Advisory Role

    PTC will undertake a new advisory role as part of the Public Transport Council (Amendment) Act. Under this new role, PTC will take on the role of an advisor to the Minister for Transport on public transport matters.

  • Affordable Fares

    One of PTC’s mandate is to safeguard public interest by keeping fares affordable. In 2013, the PTC adopted a fare review framework recommended by the Fare Review Mechanism Committee (FRMC). Under the framework, the maximum allowable fare adjustment quantum is based on a formula that is pegged to macro-economic factors.

  • Sustainable Public Transport

    As public bus and train services are provided on a commercial basis, PTC not only safeguards public interest by keeping fares affordable, but also helps to ensure the long-term financial viability of the public transport operators.

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How is PTC helping to improve Public Transport?
  • Jan 2016
    15

    Public Transport Council (Taxi Fare Pricing Policy Order) 2016

    The Order will come into operation on 22 January 2016. It sets the pricing policy for fares of taxi services. The Order will be published in the Gazette.


  • Oct 2015
    23

    PTC Cuts Fares for Commuters

    The PTC has decided to grant the maximum allowable fare reduction of 1.9% for the 2015 Fare Review Exercise, so that commuters can reap the maximum benefits. It is our commitment to ensure that public transport remains affordable and sustainable.


  • Oct 2015
    21

    QoS results for the period of December 2014 to May 2015

    For the 6-month period from 1 December 2014 to 31 May 2015, SBS Transit Ltd and SMRT Buses Ltd had met all the QoS standards.


  • Jan 2014
    24

    PTC's clarification on why service quality component is not added to the fare formula

    PTC provided a response to forum letters on why service quality component is not added to the fare formula.


  • Dec 2013
    04

    Ensuring affordable fares for low-income commuters

    PTC responded to Mr Chew Mun Kit's forum letter "Not accurate to consider average wage increase" dated 15 November 2013 in ST Forum.


  • Jul 2013
    28

    Bus operators must meet standards

    The PTC and LTA issued a joint reply to Mr Yiu Wing Lit's letter on "Is overcrowding on buses an offence?"


Last updated on 15 Jan 2016