Land Transport Authority

government agency in Singapore

The Land Transport Authority (Abbreviation: LTA; Chinese: 陆路交通管理局 (shortform: 陆交局); Malay: Penguasa Pengangkutan Darat; Tamil: நிலப் போக்குவரத்து வாரியம்) of Singapore is a statutory board of the Ministry of Transport. It was founded in 1 September 1995, by merging four agencies, which are Registry of Vehicles, Mass Rapid Transit Corporation, Roads & Transportation Division of the Public Works Department of Singapore and Land Transport Division of the then-Ministry of Communications. LTA leads the development of land transport in Singapore.

Land Transport Authority
Agency overview
Formed1 September 1995[1]
Preceding agencies
  • Registry of Vehicles[1]
  • Mass Rapid Transit Corporation[1]
  • Roads & Transportation Division of the Public Works Department[1]
  • Land Transportation Division of the Ministry of Communications[1]
JurisdictionGovernment of Singapore
Headquarters1 Hampshire Road Singapore 219428
Agency executives
  • Chan Heng Loon Alan, Chairman
  • Ngien Hoon Ping, Chief Executive[2]
Parent agencyMinistry of Transport

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Our History". Land Transport Authority. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
  2. "Ngien Hoon Ping to take over as LTA CEO from Chew Men Leong". Channel NewsAsia. Archived from the original on 9 September 2017. Retrieved 1 June 2017.

Other websites change

The Land Transport Authority's headquarters at the former Kandang Kerbau Women's and Children's Hospital.
The LTA Gallery is located at the LTA office at Hampshire Road