Singapore’s bustling urban landscape is characterised by its efficient transportation systems. However, this efficiency often comes at the cost of increased traffic congestion and air pollution. This checklist promotes sustainable transportation alternatives, encouraging you to reduce your carbon footprint. By opting for public transit, carpooling, walking, or cycling, we can not only alleviate congestion but also contribute to cleaner air and a healthier urban environment in Singapore.
Checklist to help you become more environmentally conscious and build good habits regarding transportation:
- Use public transportation, such as buses and the MRT, for daily commutes and city travel.
Utilising public transportation reduces Singapore’s road congestion, air pollution, and greenhouse gas emissions from personal vehicles.
- Consider carpooling or ridesharing with neighbours or co-workers to reduce the number of vehicles on the road.
Sharing rides reduces traffic congestion and lowers individual fuel consumption, decreasing Singapore’s air pollution levels.
- Opt for walking or cycling for short trips and when possible.
Walking and cycling for short trips reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality in Singapore’s urban areas.
- Explore Singapore’s extensive network of park connectors and bike paths for eco-friendly commuting and recreation.
The C2C Trail stretches 36 km, extending from Jurong Lake Gardens to Coney Island Park.
Using park connectors and bike paths promotes eco-friendly transportation and encourages outdoor activities.
- Support initiatives like car-sharing services that promote shared vehicle use.
Car-sharing services reduce the number of vehicles on the road, decreasing air pollution and traffic congestion in Singapore.
Which eco-friendly habits are you adding to your everyday life, and which are you already doing? Comment below.