The Business Times

Roadshow on new bus model ends next week

Foreign and local operators step up plans to enter bus market here

Anita Gabriel
Published Wed, Aug 13, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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[SINGAPORE] The Land Transport Authority will very soon complete a key preliminary step for Singapore's new bus contracting model when its three-week long roadshow to local and international operators ends early next week.

This will pave the way for better-informed interested parties to submit their bids for a tender that will start at the end of next month.

An LTA spokesperson told The Business Times that the briefings, held from end July to mid-August, were key as it allowed the regulator to reach out to a "wider spread of potential tenderers" and by doing so, get proposals that will best meet the needs of commuters.

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