Singapore 

New ERP rates for June 2019 – plus, the top 3 most expensive gantries to avoid!, Lifestyle, Singapore News

I have a love-hate relationship with the electronic road pricing (ERP) system in Singapore. On one hand, I understand its purpose in easing rush hour traffic jams. On the other… I really, really hate paying for it. So much so my husband likes to tell people that when he hears the IU beep, it’s like listening to the sound of (my) heart breaking. For the $0.50 kind – never mind, sua. But during super peak hours, some ERPs (for cars) can be as expensive as $6, which drives me nuts!…

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Man seen tapping in and out of MRT gantries was part of SimplyGo trial; Nets gets LTA warning, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Payment service provider Nets has been warned by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) following investigations of an incident where a man was seen tapping in and out of several gantries at an MRT station. A video of the incident, which reportedly took place at the Outram Park station on May 17, was uploaded on Facebook on May 18. In a statement on Friday (May 24), LTA said that it has investigated the incident and confirmed that the incident arose from testing conducted by Nets as part of its…

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ERP charge to go up by $1 at two gantries from May 6, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Car drivers will have to pay $1 more at two Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) gantries during their morning commute from next Monday (May 6). Those heading for the city on the Central Expressway (CTE) will have to pay $2, up from $1, at the gantry before Braddell Road between 8.30am and 9am. As for those using the Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE), their ERP charge on the stretch after Defu Flyover will increase from $3 to $4 between 8am and 9am. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced these changes…

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Internet thanks Jovina Choi after 3 ERP gantries switched off, Singapore News

Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) charges at three locations will be removed next Monday (Feb 18), the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced. If the internet’s theories were to be believed, we all have viral Go-Jek passenger Jovina Choi to thank. In case you haven’t read the news over the past two weeks, Choi and her driver Kamaruzzaman Abdul Latiff’s filmed conversation on Jan 29 took over the web for days. She had raged at him for incurring ERP charges during the journey, eventually escalating to accusations of kidnap and racism.…

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