Seoul City Hall Plaza Proposal

Lessons Learned from Seoul Plaza Proposal

This is a guest post by Ray Chetti. He is an urban planner by education and retail development consultant by profession. He is based in Seoul, Korea and has provided retail consultancy for several dozens of projects in over 14 countries for public and private sector

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Incheon Airport Maglev Opens

Incheon Airport Maglev OPENS

Out of the blue the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) announced yesterday that the maglev train at Incheon International Airport will go into service today on February 3. There were only 24 hours between the announcement and the official opening.

Finally, the Incheon

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Media Feature

Guil Station Finally Gets Another Exit

There aren’t too many stations in Seoul with only one exit and now there is one less, with the addition of another exit at Guil Station (구일역) on Line 1.

While simply adding another exit to a minor station might not seem like news, Guil Station is home to

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Seoul Callbus

Alternative to Taxis at Night: Seoul’s Callbus

Seoul struggles to offer a reliable taxi service at night. Too often taxi drivers refuse passengers or demand high flat-rate fares. A night van service with the name “Callbus” (콜버스) has been operating for a couple of months in Gangnam and soon it will be extended to

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Jeju-do Undersea Tunnel

Undersea Tunnel to Jeju-do

A snowstorm paralyzed Jeju-do’s air traffic for two consecutive days and ten thousands of visitors were stranded on the island. This issue proved to me once again that Korea has to built a rail connection from the mainland to the island. Sadly, the Jeju-do undersea tunnel project receives

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