Negative results of problem | Congestion on right lane, obstructing passengers who are in a rush |
Points to consider | Most passengers are aware of the “Keep Left” courtesy action, but do not actively participate. Instead of having more awareness campaigns, I feel it’s better to remind them of it. |
Possible Solution(s) | Indicator lights on right side of escalator 1. Can be automatic to conserve energy a. Lights up only when passenger(s) stays on right hand side (might not be economically feasible)Input markings, like arrows, on right side of escalators steps 1. Reminding passengers to keep leftHave a different colour for the handrail on the right side of escalator. Can also colour just the right lane 1. Visual cue to remind passengers to keep left 2. Passengers will be intrigued to find why there are 2 different colours, hereby reminding them of the keep left courtesy |
Problem Addressed | “When is our common free time?” Is there a faster way to find out? |
Negative results of problem | Co-ordination problem when forming new project groups, wastes time |
Points to consider | When forming new project groups, it is important to know when the common time slot to meet up is. However, most of the time, the solution would be to send the time table to the secretary for him to source it out. It is sometimes difficult to get all members’ cooperation in sending the time table on time; in addition, it is added work for the secretary. |
Possible Solution(s) | A pre-prepared standard time sheet with half hour time slots that spans from 0800hrs to 1900hrs, running from Monday to Sunday.This prepared time sheet will be passed around to the confirmed group members to mark the slot they are not free. This is to be done when the group is first formed/met up. This situation arises usually during the first or second week of the term.Once all members have filled in, the common slot can be... [continues]
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