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In the Spotlight

Discover true stories of inspiration,
inclusiveness and care captured and
submitted by real-life commuters.

15 Jan 2021

Q&A from Be That Special Someone Today Webinar (Part 2): How do we know if someone needs help?

If your question was not answered during the final Q&A segment, fret not! Here is part 2 of 2 of the panelists' answers to your questions during the session.
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11 Jan 2021

Q&A from Be That Special Someone Today Webinar (Part 1): How can we foster a caring commuting culture?

If your question was not answered during the final Q&A segment, fret not! Here is part 1 of 2 of the panelists' answers to your questions during the session.
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17 Dec 2020

Heart To Heart: Understanding Vulnerable Commuters At 'Be That Special Someone Today' Webinar

On a journey to understand the public transport experiences of commuters with mobility needs.
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Screenshot (NUSSU CCSC Dialogue)
04 Nov 2020

Think youths only scroll social media on public transport? NUSSU students are also ready to care for fellow commuters

What do our youths think about showing care for commuters while on public transport? We ask them to find out.
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24 Sep 2020

Tower Transit’s first Inclusivity Officer is on a mission to foster a more caring commuting culture

Kishon Chong is changing perceptions on public transport as a wheelchair user and Tower Transit Singapore’s first Customer Experience and Inclusivity Officer
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14 Sep 2020

NUSSU Students and Caring SG Commuters Committee Put Up Appreciation Wall At Kent Ridge

Find out more about the new appreciation wall at Kent Ridge MRT Station!
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09 Sep 2020

A Wristband To Signal Your Willingness To Help

Read more about the Caring SG Commuters wristband!
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Wristband in Action
07 Apr 2020

"COVID-19 Taught Me Singaporeans Are Already Generous": Wally Tham, Co-Founder Of Stand Up For Our Singapore

Wally Tham, co-founder of Stand Up For Our Singapore as well as lead organiser for Valentine's Day distribution event, shares his thoughts on showing care during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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01 Apr 2020

"The Best Valentine's Day I've Had": Youth Corp Singapore Volunteer

To appreciate our frontliners, Youth Corps SG volunteers gave out care packs at Heart Zone @ Outram Park on Valentine's Day!
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Best Valentines
23 Feb 2020

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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23 Jan 2020

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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Constance Wong
23 Dec 2019

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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07 Dec 2019

What Does It Mean To Be A Caring Commuter? Mr Melvin Yong Visits Heart Zone @ Jurong East To Find Out

"It is not just about getting to our destination on time, but also about looking out for others who may be in need while on our daily commute."
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HeartZone 1
23 Nov 2019

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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23 Oct 2019

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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Zaim Akmal Bin Zaini
Compulsory Seating
07 Oct 2019

Is The Priority Seat An Entitlement?

Last week, I took the MRT and it was quite packed. I am a senior citizen and I had hoped that someone would be kind enough to offer me a seat, as has happened before. But not this time.
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28 Aug 2019

CARE by Hillgrove: Students join the Caring SG Commuters movement with Tower Transit Singapore

Watch Hillgrove Secondary School students show they care at Bukit Batok MRT Station and bus interchange.
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Meet Jason Setok
30 May 2019

Meet Jason Setok, A Visually-Impaired Commuter

"You might be surprised to know that I do rock climbing!"
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03 Apr 2019

CARE by Chung Cheng: Students share why it's still important to offer assistance despite potential rejection

Some 1,200 students from Chung Cheng High School (Yishun) went around the Yishun estate to help elderly commuters at MRT stations and bus interchanges on 6 March.
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Students providing assistance
Meet MrTan
28 Feb 2019

Meet Mr Tan, A Wheelchair-Bound Commuter

Find out more about what it's like to commute on a wheelchair through Mr Tan's personal account.
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07 Dec 2018

CARE Ride @ South West: How An "Auntie, Do You Need Help" Goes A Long Way

A bus ride across generations to foster a caring commuting experience.
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Care Ride at South West