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Public Transport Planning and the Technological Revolution

Article  -  Lee Chuan Teck

A paradigm shift in public transport is on the horizon, but the right ecosystem of policies, regulations, infrastructure, and skills must first be in place.

Public Value through Private Partnerships: The Grab Story

Article  -  Zafrul Hashim

A five-year-old technology platform is harnessing public, corporate and individual partnerships to transform urban Southeast Asia.

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Transformative Investments: Remaking American Cities for a New Century

Article  -  Julie Wagner, Bruce Katz

“Transformative investments” is a class of urban interventions that is making an impact on markets, people, city landscapes and urban possibilities.

Defeating Diabetes: A Conversation with Dean Schillinger, MD

Conversation  -  Dean Schillinger

Dr Dean Schillinger proposes a whole-of-society battle plan for combating one of the most pervasive health issues in modern society.

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.

Implications of Prospect Theory on Road Pricing

Article  -  Anthony T. H. Chin

While the economic costs of traffic congestion are well documented, the effectiveness of economic instruments, such as road pricing, in containing traffic congestion is less clear. Prospect Theory, a leading behavioural model in experimental economics, may explain inelastic driver behaviour in response to road pricing during peak hours. It may also shed light on the phenomenon of consumers who continue driving despite its higher economic cost relative to other modes of transport.

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.

Managing Singapore's Land Needs

Article  -  Melissa Sapuan

Visionary urban planning transformed a tiny island nation into a bustling business hub. Now Singapore has set its sights on becoming a distinctive global city.

China's Clean Energy Thrust

Article  -  Andy Eng, Augustine Chong

Why China wants to become a clean energy powerhouse — and what it means for the global economy.