Caring SG Commuters

Let's work together to show care for our fellow commuters

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Being a Caring Commuter means able to feel for others and don't judge! We can create a more caring commuting culture by starting from home.
Ann, 41
To be more tolerant, patient and not be judgmental.
Linda Chan, 65
The most vital thing to create a more caring commuting culture which I think would be to wear a SMILE while commuting. 
Herald Nithesh, 27
A Caring Commuter is someone whom care and keep a lookout for fellow commuters, always ready to lend a helping hand to those whom need assistance. Bringing the kampung spirit into our daily commute! 
Tony Halim, 43
Awareness, communication, recognition.
TK Choo, 36
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Our Caring Commuters

The Caring Commuter Award recognises commuters who have demonstrated acts of care to others in need during their daily commute on public transport.


Our Commuter Stories

Be inspired by local commuters who have found conversation, extended care and forged friendships on their shared journeys across the city.

Meet Ryzqy, A Commuter with Cerebral Palsy

Some conditions might not be readily apparent, but we can learn to be more aware and understanding of commuters in need.

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My Journey To Becoming A Caring Commuter Champion

Find out the journey one commuter took to become a Caring Commuter Champion through the newly launched online course!

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Meet Chwee Kim (Jack) And Angeline, A Couple Who Frequently Travels By Public Transport

Look out for fellow commuters who may seem lost travelling on public transport.

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Caring Commuter Week 2021: Give Time, Give Care, Give a Hand and Give Thanks on Your Commute

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.

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Meet Ms Ariane Quimno Bermoy, Ms Pillai Anju and Ms Tayag Lourdes Arlos, A Trio of Nurses, and Caring Commuter Award 2021 Outstanding Winners

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.

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Meet Mr Thirunavukkarasu Srinivasan, Healthcare Assistant and Caring Commuter Award 2021 Winner

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.

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Meet Mr Tay Jun Jie, Accountant and Caring Commuter Award 2021 Winner

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.

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Meet Mr Marcus Teo, Investment Manager and Caring Commuter Award 2021 Winner

On 25 March 2021, Mr Marcus Teo was on the train home when he assisted a male commuter who had fainted.

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Meet Mr Keane Phua, A Young Caring Commuter Champion

A strong believer in the importance and benefit of community service, Keane shares his experiences as a young volunteer giving back to the community.

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Meet Mike Goh, Retiree And Caring Commuter Champion

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.

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Meet Diana Ng, A Commuter With Invisible Needs

"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."

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Meet the Designers Of The “May I Have A Seat Please?” Lanyard

We speak with five artists and/or their caregivers to find out their inspirations behind their artworks for the lanyard design competition.

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Experiencing a Truly Inclusive Public Bus Service

A small and simple step to making our public transport system more inclusive for all

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