Let's work together to show care for our fellow commuters
Be inspired by local commuters who have found conversation, extended care and forged friendships on their shared journeys across the city.
Some conditions might not be readily apparent, but we can learn to be more aware and understanding of commuters in need.
Find out the journey one commuter took to become a Caring Commuter Champion through the newly launched online course!
Look out for fellow commuters who may seem lost travelling on public transport.
Happening from 27 Nov to 5 Dec 2021, the inaugural Caring Commuter Week 2021 is an activity-filled week to promote care and inclusivity on public transport.
Ms Anju, Ms Lourdes and Ms Bermoy had knocked off from work and were at NE17 Punggol Station, when they saw an elderly man who was bleeding and lying on the floor.
On the morning of 10 August 2021, Mr Thirunavukkarasu (Mr Thiru) was on his way home when he assisted an elderly man whose wheelchair got stuck in the gap between the train and the platform.
On 2 June 2021, Mr Tay Jun Jie was on the train towards Joo Koon MRT station when he assisted an elderly man with dementia to get home safely.
On 25 March 2021, Mr Marcus Teo was on the train home when he assisted a male commuter who had fainted.
A strong believer in the importance and benefit of community service, Keane shares his experiences as a young volunteer giving back to the community.
Mr Goh, who is passionate about giving back to the community, shares his experiences as a senior volunteer, and why he chooses to be a Caring Commuter Champion.
"Just because I look young and normal, it does not mean I am not suffering from any side effects of medications or any existing condition flare-ups that I have no control of."
We speak with five artists and/or their caregivers to find out their inspirations behind their artworks for the lanyard design competition.
A small and simple step to making our public transport system more inclusive for all