Commuter Blues

Japan Tour (Osaka-Tokyo-Osaka)

We were mesmerized by the beautiful and clean surroundings, the efficient mass transport, the timely shinkansen and other trains, the snow, the mix of both urban and rural, beautiful buildings, timeless temples.. [...]

February 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Beep Cards Arrive at MRT, and Beyond

In spite of this development, there will still be some of our countrymen who will need to purchase single journey tickets every time, not because they want to be inconvenienced all the time, but because that's all they can afford, or that they were used to the sachet economy mindset. [...]

October 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Surprise! MRT Fare Hike for 2015

The government argues that it needs the extra funds to be able to improve the system further. Likewise, some new trains are expected to arrive at various parts of 2015 to supposedly improve the service. The public meanwhile is not too keen on a fare hike as they want to see the improvements first before paying for it. So who shall win? [...]

December 24, 2014 // 0 Comments