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Planning and Innovation for City Success

Interview  -  Alan Altshuler

In this interview, Professor Alan Altshuler of Harvard University discusses the attributes of a successful city and compares the city success of Singapore with US cities.

Waste Management and Economic Growth

Article  -  Lee Yuen Hee

Cities as the engines of economic growth are also the highest producers of waste and pollution. Find out how economic development does not have to mean more waste generated.

A City in a Garden

Article  -  Ng Lang

Singapore’s greenery plan has entered a new phase of development where conserving biodiversity and involving the community will further transform the island.

Achieving Sustainable Urban Development

Article  -  Cheong Koon Hean

Singapore's urban future hinges on making tough choices that seek to balance economic growth with societal well-being and environmental quality.

The Twin Pillars of Estate Rejuvenation

Article  -  Tay Kim Poh

To renew public housing estates in Singapore, upgrading and redevelopment are key strategies in revitalising and remaking the older estates.

Striking the Right Balance

Roundtable  -  Mohammed Mosly, Filimone Woqabaca, Hamzah Sulaiman

Participants from the 7th Leaders in Governance Programme discuss the prospects for maintaining an agile and prosperous society that is also responsive to diverse and increasingly complex needs.

Wanted — An Ambitious Vision for Singapore’s Public Transport

Article  -  Paul Barter

In order for public transport in Singapore to compete with the lure of private cars, a radical overhaul in regulation and organisation may be necessary.

Reinventing Singapore's Electronic Public Services

Article  -  Karen Wong

Building on its acclaimed online public services, Singapore is developing the next generation of truly interactive government technologies.

Designing Urban Journeys

Article  -  Yam Ah Mee

Social inclusion, a shift in mindset and a holistic strategy are the necessary ingredients in improving Singapore's land transport system.