NAVIGATING THROUGH COVID-19 SAFELY WITH IMPORTANT TRAVEL APPS AND WEBSITES Print

As we’re slowly moving to Phase 2 of post-Circuit Breaker, it is important to still practice social distancing and stay at home unless necessary.


Navigating Through COVID-19 Safely with Important
Travel Apps and Websites

BY: ALVIRA ALAYNA

As we’re slowly moving to Phase 2 of post-Circuit Breaker,
it is important to still practice social distancing and stay at home unless
necessary.

We’ve prepared some tips that you can look at that will help you stay safe
and away from places that are potentially crowded.

TRANSPORT-RELATED

MyTransport.SG


(PHOTO CREDITS: MYTRANSPORT.SG)

MyTransport.SG was launched in 2011 and had been downloaded more
than 3.5 million times, according to an article from TODAY Online in 2018.

With a great transformation and update, MyTransport.SG mobile app now
offers you with more useful travelling information and new features to help
you get around Singapore.

Through this app, you will be able to check for bus and train arrival timings,
parking availability, traffic camera tracking and traffic news, ERP, taxi
facilities and many more!

 

This app is available in both:
• Google Play Store - MyTransport.SG
• App Store – MyTransport.SG

 

Grab


(PHOTO CREDITS: GRAB)

Being Singapore’s #1 ride-hailing transport service, Grab is definitely not
new on the scene!

It not only provides instant ride-hailing transport services, but offer delivery
of food, groceries, household and health products through the app. You
can even hire someone to pick up a parcel from your home and deliver it
right to your recipient’s doorstep. We hope these services will help provide
alternative options for you if you’re trying to avoid taking public transport or
simply are looking for convenience!

Here’s a step by step instructions to get yourself started with Grab. This is
in line with IMDA Senior Go Digital programme:
https://www.grab.com/sg/stayhealthygodigital/

This app is available in both:
• Google Play Store - Grab
(https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.grabtaxi.passenger&hl=en_SG)
• App Store – Grab (https://apps.apple.com/sg/app/grab-app/id647268330)

SG MRT Updates - @sgmrt on Telegram

(PHOTO CREDIT: SG MRT UPDATES)

This Telegram channel is for public transport users to receive almost
instantaneous updates if there are any train disruption or breakdowns. It
also provides information on early closures and late openings of each
individual MRT lines. We recently published an article on why you should
download Telegram, so do check it out!

Click to join Telegram channel: https://t.me/sgmrt
Telegram is available for download in both:
• Google Play Store: Telegram
(https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.telegram.messenger&hl=en_SG)
• App Store: Telegram
(https://apps.apple.com/us/app/telegram-messenger/id686449807)

Space Out

With our nation doing its best to minimize crowds, the Urban
Redevelopment Authority (URA) has developed a website named – Space
Out that is in conjunction with retail mall operators to launch this website
that provides the public with frequent updates on the crowd levels in the
malls across Singapore.

This website is designed to help the public to make informed choices when
needing to purchase for their essential goods and at the same time
maintain safe distancing.

Learn how to use Space Out and find out more about other essential
websites to help you navigate through Covid-19, sign up here:

Name:

My Smart Ahma Top Picks - Essential websites to help you fight COVID-19 (Part 2)

Date:

24 June 2020, Wednesday

Time:

3pm - 4pm

Topics covering:

Spaceout & Nparks Safe Distancing website

Conducted by:

U Live

Registration Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/7915919308040/WN_hmFNPrq6QUGO-egsqhqQcQ










We hope you’ve found our recommendations helpful. Remember to stay safe and practise social distancing as much as possible! Smile

Tags: Staying Safe