Mass movement
The number of mass rapid transit (MRT)
stations in Singapore has done away with
the need to own a vehicle
Percentage of Singapore population living within walking distance of MRT station 30.0
Percentage of Singapore population living within 1 kilometre of the MRT line 50.0
Percentage of all business and industrial areas located near MRT stations 40.0
Percentage of passengers who walk to and from MRT stations 65.0
Percentage of passengers who transfer to or from buses at MRT stations 35.0
Source: Peter Newman and Jeffery Kenworthy, Sustainability and Cities: Overcoming Automobile Dependence, Island Press, California, US, 1999, p194

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