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Longer Pedestrian Lights at Crosswalks Reduce Elderly Pedestrian Accidents

Longer Pedestrian Lights at Crosswalks Reduce Elderly Pedestrian Accidents

SUWON, July 9 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean police have lengthened the green pedestrian signal time at crosswalks, resulting in a slight decline in the number of elderly pedestrian accidents. The Gyeonggi Nambu Provincial Police Agency extended the green signal time at 865 crosswalks located within Gyeonggi Province for about two months starting from February [...]

Seoul City Investing US$500 mln to Create ‘Pedestrian Capital’ Over Next 5 Years

Seoul City Investing US$500 mln to Create ‘Pedestrian Capital’ Over Next 5 Years

SEOUL, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) plans to invest in creating a ‘walking-friendly’ environment as it embarks on a project this year to become South Korea’s ‘pedestrian capital’. The city vowed to invest 642 billion won (US$538 million) over the next five years to expand the transport mode share of [...]