Singapore is a high density, high liveability city. This is facilitated by its integrated planning approach and model for new growth centres, supported by a world class transport system.
According to a 2018 global survey by Mercer, Singapore ranked number 1 globally for its city infrastructure and number 1 in the Asia region for its quality of living. Singapore’s integrated city-shaping approach presents itself as a key benchmark for many cities, and in particular Sydney as it continues to grow and define its future vision.
Speaking at the recent Urban Taskforce ‘Cities Shaped by Transport’ Conference, Cistri Regional Director Peter Hyland compared Sydney and Singapore – cities similar in population but with differing approaches to public transport and infrastructure. Following are highlights from Peter’s presentation.