Tag: SBS

SBS Transit wage dispute to be settled at Industrial Arbitration Court

Originally to be heard at the Magistrates’ Court, the wage dispute claims case between SBS Transit and the five bus drivers will now be heard and settled at the Industrial Arbitration Court (IAC) which controls and directs industrial practices and mediates on industrial clashes. In a statement...

MOM responds, says SBS Transit drivers can seek help from dispute management office

The Ministry of Manpower has stepped in and said that the five bus drivers who filed a lawsuit against SBS Transit because of an overtime pay dispute can seek help from a dispute management office. The Tripartite Alliance for Dispute Management (TADM) is one of...

Woman who body-blocked SBS bus: a “national disgrace” to Chinese netizens

A woman who used her body to block Bus 43, bound for Punggol, outside MacPherson MRT and repeatedly scolded the bus driver for missing her bus stop was called a “national disgrace” by Chinese netizens. News on the woman’s behavior as captured in a four-minute...

Man complains SBS bus is too slow because of stops, gets taken to town by netizens for being a “complain king”

A netizen who took to social media to express how a bus driver he encountered wasted his time by travelling extremely slowly, faced much annoyance and anger from netizens. The man known as Patrick Tan, took to Facebook on Tuesday, December 4, and said to...

Lady and her father yell at bus driver to allow them to board: “How the hell you become bus driver”

A video of a lady, and a man who she says is father, trying to board an SBS bus to go to Malaysia goes viral. The pair try to squeeze into an already full bus by yelling at other commuters and the bus driver...

Goals: A more inclusive transport system

Obbana Rajah On Monday, an advisory panel submitted 22 recommendations to Senior Minister of State for Transport Dr Lam Pin Min on how to make Singapore’s transport system more family friendly and inclusive. The Family-Friendly Transport Advisory Panel consists of members from key stakeholder groups, such...

Finally, a welcome move on buses

By Vignesh Naidu At last, it is happening. Yesterday’s announcement of the restructuring of the public bus industry is a policy decision that should be welcomed. The government will be taking over all bus operating assets and infrastructure and will contract out the provision of bus...

The routes to good food

From the very minute you board the bus to when you alight at your desired destination, you would have zipped by and counted at least 10 hawker centres, cafes, restaurants and kooky diners. The search for mouth-watering food that gratifies the stomach and soul does...

Transport debate needs end point

By Tan Bah Bah The way I see it, mass public transport is just a station or two away from being nationalised. Perhaps that ought to be the de facto goal at the end of a journey of adjustments which started in the 1960s. The...