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The Caring Commuter Award

Celebrating our everyday heroes on public transport.

Photo: Singapore Kindness Movement
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Put Caring Commuters in the Spotlight

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Have you ever received an act of care on public transport that left a deep impression on you? Perhaps you wish there was more you could do to say "thank you" to the fellow commuter who went out of their way to help you?

The next time you experience a caring act on public transport, shine a spotlight on these caring commuters by nominating them for a Caring Commuter Award!


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


Jointly launched by the Public Transport Council and Singapore Kindness Movement in 2019, the award is presented as part of the Caring SG Commuters movement.

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Caring Commuter Award 2020 Stories

Our Winners

Meet Clement and Mu'tasim, A Financial Consultant and Undergraduate Pair, and Caring Commuter Award 2020 Outstanding Winners

On the morning of 15 September 2020, Mr Clement and Mr Mu'tasim were waiting at a bus stop when they noticed something was amiss, as the bus was stopped at the bus stop and did not move off.

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Meet Dr Lee, Doctor and Caring Commuter Award 2020 Winner

Dr Lee Jing Kun was on his way to work on the morning of 1 August 2020, when he saw a commuter who had lost consciousness and was displaying signs of a seizure.

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Meet Rafe'ah, Undergraduate and Caring Commuter Award 2020 Winner

On the morning of 20 December 2019, a woman in her late twenties approached Ms Rafe’ah and asked for directions to the nearest hospital.

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Meet Ryan, Undergraduate and Caring Commuter Award 2020 Winner

On the evening of 14 October 2020, Mr Ch’ng was heading out of the NUS campus when he received notifications that train services along the Circle Line was disrupted.

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Meet Uvarani, Full-Time Home Tutor and Caring Commuter Award 2020 Winner

On the morning of 19 June 2020, Ms Uvarani D/O Govindarajoo was heading towards Marymount MRT Station when she noticed a mother rushing towards the train with her pram at one-north MRT Station.

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Meet Lester Wong, Undergraduate and Caring Commuter Award 2019 Outstanding Winner

On the evening of 10 July 2019, Mr Lester Wong was taking the train home from work when an elderly commuter fell on the train.

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Constance Wong

Meet Constance Wong, Bank Executive and Caring Commuter Award 2019 Winner

Ms Constance Wong was on the train to work in the morning when a pregnant lady suddenly held her hand and told her that she was feeling unwell and needed help.

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Meet Noor Azman Rosdi, Technician and Caring Commuter Award 2019 Winner

Mr Noor Azman Rosdi was taking a bus to work at Changi Airport on 25 July 2019 when he spotted a young boy asleep on the same bus and appeared to be alone.

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Meet Parvitar Singh, National Serviceman and Caring Commuter Award 2019 Winner

On the evening of 29 July 2019, Mr Parvitar Singh spotted a crowd and saw a lady sitting on the floor at the Yishun Temporary Bus Interchange.

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Zaim Akmal Bin Zaini

Meet Za'im Akmal Bin Zaini, Secondary School Student and Caring Commuter Award 2019 Winner

On 22 July 2019, Mr Za'im Akmal Bin Zaini was waiting for a bus home from the bus stop near West Mall when he was approached by a primary school student, who was crying.

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