Posts in Category: bus categories

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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Seoul's Public Transport Fares

Increase of Seoul’s Public Transport Fares

It was speculated since a couple of months that there will be an increase of Seoul’s public transport fares in 2015. Today the transport department of Seoul submitted the proposal for new fare prices to the municipal assembly. We will see a rise of up to 30 %.

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Bus Number Signs

A problem in taking a bus in Seoul was always that you have to be careful to not miss it. Your bus might have hid behind another bus and just started off before the other vehicle. Or on the median bus lanes the buses piled up

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Premium Gold Express Korea

Premium Express Buses to Operate from September

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announced the launch of a new “Premium Gold Express” (PGE) bus service earlier this week to rival the business class cabins on trains and airlines. MOLIT announced the start of operations for the new buses at an event in Sejong City earlier this week

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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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Tactical Urbanism in Seoul

Usually transport planning is directed by local authorities and citizens have limited possibilities to directly transform their surrounding. Or in other words, it is a top-down development that includes public participation through formal procedures. There are exceptions and examples of bottom-up approaches, organized by private entities

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