Passengers using concession pass do not scan their cards when alighting
11 Feb 2016
Lianhe Zaobao, 11 Feb 2016 - Article mentioned that passengers using concession pass do not have the habit of scanning their cards when alighting, thus affecting the data collected via the scanning machine. The collected data is used to indicate how congested the bus is through apps such as “MyTransport.SG”. The data can also be used for long-term planning by LTA to enhance transport services. According to data collected last year, only 41% of poly students scanned their concession cards when alighting. SP student Zheng Xin En and NP student Zhong Shi opined that many students do not scan their cards when alighting because they were not aware that this would affect the data collected.