Two-wheeled eyesores

Published on Oct 27, 2017

It is good that the authorities are finally doing something to make
Singapore landscapes more pleasing to look at.

On Feb 6, 2018, a new licensing framework for bike-sharing operators
was announced, in a move to curb illegal bicycle parking.

It will require operators to remove improperly parked bicycles on public land
within a stipulated period, and penalise users who park indiscriminately.

Operators will also have to introduce schemes to discourage users from
parking the bicycles indiscriminately, which could involve high-accuracy

Geofencing technology creates a virtual boundary that sends out an alert
when a bike enters or leaves an area, and is aimed at curbing
indiscriminate parking.

But what if...