While South Korean cities are regarded as safe in general, it is far less safe for women than for men. That’s a sad reality as it is shown with the Gangnam murder and through surveys. An approach in Korea to improve personal safety is
Incheon’s Line 2 has been open for just over a week now but not everything has gone smoothly. While any new line is bound to have hiccups, the media isn’t pulling any punches after at least 9 incidents over the past 8 days. This included trains stopping
Seoul is rolling out new traffic signals for bus lanes across the city. The lights are in the shape of a bus, making it clearer to road users that the lights are for the bus lanes only.
A trial set of signals have been in
Daejeon will open a new BRT (bus rapid transit system) on July 20 connecting Daejeon and Osong stations. The 53km route also travels through Sejong using the existing Sejong BRT system and will reduce current travel times from Daejeon to Sejong by more than 20 minutes.
Bus 1001 which
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
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,
Travelling between Gyeongsang and Jeolla provinces became slightly faster yesterday with the opening of a newly realigned section of the Gyeongjeon Line from Jinju to Gwangyang.
The new 51.5km double-tracked route cuts travel time between Gwangyang and Jinju by half an hour from 73 minutes to 42 minutes. Trains will