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Preview of Seoul Station 7017

Preview of Seoul Station 7017

There are still eight months left until the Seoul Station 7017, Seoul’s newest and most innovative public space, is going to open in April 2017. Just recently, Seoul opened to the public a Seoul Station 7017 preview. There you can see and experience how Seoul’s skygarden

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Bicycle Crossings

Design Failure of Bicycle Crossings

Seoul wants to become a cycling city. Just recently, the city introduced bicycle crossings that allow cyclists to ride across a street. However, these bicycle crossings have large design flaws and it creates inconveniences for cyclists.

 

Discovery of the Bicycle Crossings

At the beginning of June

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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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Electric Bus with Swapping System

Jeju introduces Electric Buses with Swapping Battery

Jeju-do wants to become a carbon-free island by 2030. Wind turbines and solar panels are being built and transportation shifts from fuel to electricity as power source. Just recently, Jeju-do introduced their first electric buses for public transport. But the vehicles aren’t any standard plug-in buses,

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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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