SINGAPORE: The Land Transport Authority (LTA) will install closed circuit television cameras (CCTVs) at 30 locations to deter illegal parking. The CCTVs will be installed progressively from the second quarter of 2013.
All of them will be installed by 2014.
The 30 locations are roads which have a high incidence of illegal parking, which made it difficult for public buses to operate.
They include Upper Bukit Timah Road (The Linear), Ardmore Park, Draycott Park, Commonwealth Avenue West, Serangoon Central and Bishan Road (Bishan MRT).
The LTA decided to expand the use of CCTVs, after it tried out the device along Beach Road (in front of Golden Mile Complex) and at Marine Parade Central (in front of Parkway Parade Shopping Centre).
The LTA found that they were useful in nabbing people who parked illegally and helped improve traffic conditions over time.
Locations selected for installation of CCTVs
Phase 1 (installation works in second quarter of 2013)
Beach Road (at Golden Mile Complex)
Marine Parade Central (Parkway Parade)
Upper Bukit Timah Road (The Linear)
Ardmore Park, Draycott Park
Commonwealth Avenue West (Clementi MRT Station, Integrated Transport Hub, both directions)
Serangoon Central (NEX Shopping Centre, Integrated Transport Hub)
Boon Lay Way (Boon Lay MRT Station & interchange, Integrated Transport Hub, both directions)
Bishan Road ( Bishan MRT Station)
Jurong Gateway Road (around Jurong East Central, Integrated Transport Hub)
Jurong West Street 63 (bet Jurong West St 61 & Pioneer Rd North, front of Pioneer MRT Station)
Phase 2 (fourth quarter 2013)
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 (AMK MRT Station)
Boon Lay Way (Lakeside MRT Station)
New Upper Changi Road (Bedok MRT Station, Bedok Centre)
Pasir Panjang Road (AVA Centre to shophouses before MAS Currency House)
Woodlands Road (Kranji MRT Station, both directions)
Collyer Quay (both directions)
Chua Chu Kang Avenue 4 (Lot 1, CCK MRT/LRT stations)
Chua Chu Kang Loop (outside CCK Bus Interchange)
Jalan Sultan (Textile Centre)
Tampines Central 1 (near bus interchange, Tampines MRT Station)
Phase 3 (installation works in first quarter of 2014)
Beach Road (at Golden Mile Food Centre)
River Valley Road (in front of Spize, Boon Tong Kee)
Tanjong Katong Road (near Parkstone Road)
Woodlands Ave 7 (Admiralty MRT)
North Bridge Road (opp and along Bugis Junction)
Jalan Besar (Eminent Plaza)
Punggol Road (junction of Punggol Central, both directions)
Sembawang Road (Jalan Lengkok Sembawang)
Serangoon Road (Tekka Centre)
Upper Serangoon Road (junction of Simon Road & Florence Road)
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