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Seoul's New Fare System

Seoul’s New Fare System

On June 27th Seoul won’t only have a price hike for public transport but a new fare system is going to be introduced. The new fare system includes a new calculation method for long-distance rides, free usage for elderly foreign residents and a discount for early

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Reporting Illegally Parked Cars in Korea

Are you fed up with cars blocking the sidewalk? Do you want to report wrongly parked vehicles but you don’t want to call the police and explain it to them in Korean? Kojects is going to show you how to report such inconveniences through two apps.

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Design for Seoul Station Overpass

The Seoul Station Overpass is going to close for traffic and transform to a public space until 2017. The project was inspired by New York’s High Line and it is mayor Park Won-Soon’s signature project. Seoul just ended an international design competition and they selected a

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Safer Roads for Children in Korea

Today, May 5th, is Children’s Day in Korea. Regarding children in traffic, they are probably the weakest traffic participants and most vulnerable to fatal traffic accidents.

Korea achieved improvements in the number of traffic fatalities of minors in the last decade. In numbers, there was a 95% reduction

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ICLEI World Congress 2015 in Seoul

The biggest event about sustainable urban development Korea has ever seen is going to happen from April 8 to 12 in Seoul. The ICLEI World Congress 2015 is a four-day conference with many different types of events and a large diversity of topics. During the congress the Read More

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Jamsil Transit Center

It seems like the constructions in Seoul’s Songpa-gu are never going to end: The Lotte World Tower is still rising into the sky, the next extension of Line no. 9 is digging through the ground and Garak Market including the surrounding neighborhoods are under redevelopment. If you

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Extension of Gwanghwamun Square

Seoul puts a lot of effort to become a more human-centered and pedestrian-friendly city. It is a difficult and challenging process. In March, Seoul announced that they want to close the western side of the Sejong-ro in order to extend the Gwanghwamun Plaza. It means that 550

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Proposal for Seoul City Hall Plaza

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 working as a project manager at Reurbanist, a retail development consultancy that blends land use economics with urban

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