What to Expect in the Draft Master Plan 2013

Singaporeans are surely proud and excited of the Draft Master Plan 2013. URA (Urban Redevelopment Authority) announced on November 20, 2013 about the features of the project. The focal point of this project is to create towns for all ages and culture that are connected, strong and green. If you want to know the highlights or expectations of the Draft Master Plan 2013, here’s a picture:


1. Quality Living Atmosphere

There will be new houses on Bidadari, North Punggol and Tampines North area. The established towns of Choa, Hougang Yishun and Sembawang will be revitalized.

2. Generate Jobs Near Home

Generating jobs near home will reduce the travelling time and congestion. The answer is to continue establishing regional employment hubs across Singapore.


3. Enlarged Green, Recreational Atmosphere

The plan will supply the people with larger green and recreational spaces. This is to promote biodiversity and greenery.

4. Conserve Old Homes, Create New Ones

For buildings that are old, the government is planning to conserve and fortify it. New spaces for habitat will be created so Singaporeans can grow, live and form new ties.


5. Improve Connectivity and Accessibility

Singaporeans should expect a better and improved transport system. The Land Transport promises to increase trains and buses. Cycling routes will be increased too.

6. Bring Life to Public Spaces

All can take part in bringing life to public spaces. Public spaces (like nature parks, plazas, etc.) form part of the lives of Singaporeans so it should be shaped to provide chances for the bonding of the community.

You should watch out for this because it will make your family’s life easier, better and brighter. The best is yet to come.

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