Yes, you can use your YouTrip card for public transport.
To enable your card for public transport, please sign-up and activate the Mastercard® Account-Based Ticketing (ABT) function at https://abt.transitlink.com.sg
What is Account-Based Ticketing (ABT)?
ABT enables commuters to use their credit/ debit cards for contactless fare payments. Upon successfully registering your YouTrip card for ABT, public transport fares will be processed and charged to your YouTrip card.
ABT is a pilot programme between the Land Transport Authority (LTA) and Mastercard to introduce contactless payments on local trains and buses.
Activating the ABT function on your YouTrip card:
After activating the ABT function, simply top-up your card using the YouTrip app.
You can now start tapping at MRT and Bus gantries!