Another light rail line has been given the go ahead, with Seoul announcing the signing of a contract with NamSeoul Light Rail on August 12 to begin work on the Sillim Line in the south west of Seoul. Construction on the new line is expected to get
KTXs have been operating in the Incheon area via the airport railroad for over 2 years now, but soon it may be even easier for those living in the southern part of the city as well as parts of Gyeonggi-do to take the KTX.
At the beginning
The Silicon Valley of Asia is in Korea. And more surprisingly, it isn’t in well-known areas like Gangnam or Songdo. It’s in Seongnam and the area is called Pangyo Techno Valley. With this post I want to introduce the urban project and take you on a
Incheon’s first subway line opened in 1999 and nearly 17 years later, Incheon Line 2 is set to open next year in July.
Incheon Line 2 is a light rail line that has 27 stations and spans over a distance of 29.3km; 6.1km above ground and 23.1km underground. The route begins
During a spontaneous road trip with some friends I had the chance to check out and ride the Suncheon SkyCube PRT. It is one of the handful personal rapid transit (PRT) systems in the world and the only PRT in Asia.
Andy wrote about that SkyCube PRT system
The first and only smartphone application in the world that gives you rewards for cycling was made in Korea. The app is called Eco Mileage App. It gives you points for your bicycle ride which can be redeemed.
Sustainable transport experts try to emphasize
Many Seoulites flock to the Han River in the summer months for a diversity of activities. A fun activity is cycling on the bike paths. But conflicts between cyclists and pedestrians occur often because people walk on the bicycle path or cyclists pass people with a
While some parts of Gyeonggi-do almost seem like a part of Seoul due to how well they’re connected to the metro system, there are still many areas of the province that seem distant due to the lack of any local rail public transport.
One of the upcoming lines being built
The summer monsoon in Korea begun this year later than expected. Until now the rain amount wasn’t high in Seoul. Usually as soon as the monsoon rain begins, news reports about strong winds, traffic accidents and flooding become more frequent. Especially, urban flooding is a serious