From 14 April 2014, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will activate Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras at 10 locations to enforce against illegal parking.
LTA had earlier identified 30 locations to implement CCTV cameras to enforce against illegal parking and improve traffic conditions.
LTA will progressively install CCTV cameras at the remaining 20 locations, which are targeted to be operational by end-2014.
The expansion of the CCTV coverage follows the successful trial along Beach Road (in front of Golden Mile Complex), and at Marine Parade Central (in front of Parkway Parade Shopping Centre). The use of CCTVs has proven to be effective in deterring illegal parking, which has helped to improve traffic flow in the area.
The 30 identified locations are public roads distributed across the island, and they are generally selected based on the following considerations:
- A high incidence of illegal parking, typically daily and throughout the day.
- The illegal parking situation impedes the smooth movement of public buses, particularly where the roads serve a high number of public bus services.
- The illegal parking raises safety concerns for pedestrians and road users and leads to chronic traffic congestion.
- High concentration of pedestrian movement such as in the CBD, or proximity to popular malls, amenities and eateries.
The CCTVs will be operational 24 hours daily. Prominent signs will be put up in the monitoring zones to remind motorists against parking illegally.
Motorists are encouraged to observe parking regulations to ensure safe and smooth traffic conditions.
List of the 30 locations
Phase 1 – Operational from 14 April 2014
|1||Beach Road (near Golden Mile Complex) existing CCTV location|
|2||Marine Parade Central (near Parkway Parade) existing CCTV location|
|3||Upper Bukit Timah Road (after The Linear)|
|4||Ardmore Park, Draycott Park (near Ardmore Park & JC Draycott)|
|5||Commonwealth Avenue West (Clementi MRT Station, both directions)|
|6||Serangoon Central (Serangoon MRT Station, near NEX mall)|
|7||Boon Lay Way (Boon Lay MRT Station, near Jurong Point)|
|8||Bishan Road (Bishan MRT Station)|
|9||Jurong Gateway Road (around Jurong East Central, near Jurong East MRT|
|10||Jurong West Street 63 (Pioneer MRT Station)|
Phase 2 – Installation Works in the 2nd Quarter of 2014
|1||Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 (Ang Mo Kio MRT Station)|
|2||Boon Lay Way (Lakeside MRT Station)|
|3||New Upper Changi Road (Bedok MRT Station, Bedok Centre)|
|4||Pasir Panjang Road (AVA centre to shophouses before MAS Currency House)|
|5||Woodlands Road (Kranji MRT Station, both directions)|
|6||Collyer Quay (both directions)|
|7||Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4 (Lot 1, Choa Chu Kang MRT/LRT Station)|
|8||Choa Chu Kang Loop (outside Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange)|
|9||Jalan Sultan (Textile Centre)|
|10||Tampines Central 1 (near to the bus interchange and Tampines MRT Station)|
Phase 3 – Installation Works in the 3rd Quarter of 2014
|1||Beach Road (at Golden Mile Food Centre)|
|2||River Valley Road (in front of Spize, Boon Tong Kee)|
|3||Tanjong Katong Road (near Parkstone Road)|
|4||Woodlands Avenue 7 (Admiralty MRT Station)|
|5||North Bridge Road (opposite and along Bugis Junction)|
|6||Jalan Besar (Eminent Plaza)|
|7||Punggol Road (junction of Punggol Central, both directions)|
|8||Sembawang Road (Jalan Lengkok Sembawang )|
|9||Serangoon Road (Tekka Centre)|
|10||Upper Serangoon Road (junction of Simon Road and Florence Road)|
LTA will continue to monitor the effectiveness of the CCTVs after implementation and review the need for expansion to other areas.
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