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Jeonju Residents to Redesign Public Bus Routes

Jeonju Residents to Redesign Public Bus Routes

JEONJU, Jul. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Jeonju residents will have a unique opportunity to participate in a program to modify the public bus routes in the city. The Jeonju Council for Sustainable Development announced that registration is now open to recruit ‘Civil Bus Route Designers’ until August 16 to create more convenient bus routes in [...]

All City Buses in Gwangju Get Public Wifi Ahead of FINA World Championships

All City Buses in Gwangju Get Public Wifi Ahead of FINA World Championships

SEOUL, Jul. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — All city buses in Gwangju, host of this year’s FINA World Championships, will have public Wifi onboard as South Korea moves to bolster its internet connectivity infrastructure, the government said Thursday. Starting Friday, all of Gwangju’s 1,044 buses will have Wifi as the city, 330 kilometers south of Seoul, [...]

KT Showcases 5G-equipped Trial Bus in Seoul

KT Showcases 5G-equipped Trial Bus in Seoul

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s biggest Internet service provider, on Wednesday highlighted its capability to deliver fifth-generation (5G) mobile network service with a specially rigged bus in central Seoul. The 10-seater bus allows passengers to experience next-generation technologies, such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), through the 5G [...]

Seoul City Buses Score All-time High in Customer Review, Airport Limousine Service Drops

Seoul City Buses Score All-time High in Customer Review, Airport Limousine Service Drops

SEOUL, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul’s city bus service set a new record for customer satisfaction in 2018, while customer ratings for the Airport Limousine bus service have dropped over the past four years due to long waits and expensive tickets. The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced on Wednesday that Seoul’s city bus service obtained [...]

Seoul to Replace City Buses with Low-Floor Vehicles by 2025

Seoul to Replace City Buses with Low-Floor Vehicles by 2025

SEOUL, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government will be replacing all of its regular intra-city buses with low-floor vehicles by 2025. Buses with shorter routes, known locally as “town buses”, will be replaced, in phases, with mid-sized low-floor vehicles starting in 2020. In addition, the number of taxis available for call by [...]

Seoul Gov’t to Ban People from Carrying Takeaway Coffee Cups into Buses

Seoul Gov’t to Ban People from Carrying Takeaway Coffee Cups into Buses

SEOUL, Dec. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul metropolitan government has adopted a revised ordinance banning people from carrying takeaway coffee cups into a public bus as part of its efforts to make bus travel safer and lessen cases of disputes, city officials said Friday. The ordinance, which will take effect on Thursday, will enable [...]