Time for APAD to step up a gear

<p>THE Land Public Transport Agency (APAD) is a shadow of its former self ever since the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) was reduced to an agency under the Ministry of Transport as part of cost-cutting exercise, following last year’s General Election.</p> <p>With most of SPAD’s staff laid off and its enforcement division absorbed by the Road Transport Department (RTD), only a third of the former workforce are left in APAD. The payroll now may just be one fifth of what SPAD used to pay out previously.</p>

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