SINGAPORE: Electronic street pricing (ERP) rates will go up in phases at several expressway gantries in May and June, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) introduced on Friday (May 20).
“Based on LTA’s monitoring of traffic conditions in April and May 2022, traffic has built up at various stretches of expressways with the phased easing of workplace restrictions from Mar 29,” it added.
For 13 time intervals across seven places – together with the Southbound CTE earlier than Braddell Road and the AYE earlier than Alexandra in the direction of the town – ERP rates will go up by S$1 from May 30.
These are places the place “low speeds would likely persist throughout the June school holidays”, mentioned LTA.
In view of the upcoming June holidays, ERP price will increase for six time intervals across three places shall be carried out solely after the varsity break, from Jun 27.
For occasion, for the gantry on the AYE after North Buona Vista in the direction of Tuas, the speed will go up to S$2 between 6pm and 6.30pm.
REDUCED CHARGES DURING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
During the June faculty holidays, ERP rates shall be diminished by S$1 at 14 time intervals across 5 places.
The revised rates will apply from May 30 till Jun 26.
Rates for different time intervals at beforehand introduced gantries will stay unchanged, mentioned LTA.
The company added that it’ll proceed to monitor visitors speeds and congestion ranges carefully and assess if ERP rates want to be additional adjusted.
Source : channelnewsasia.com