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Seoul Subway Stations to Get Parking Facilities for Electric Scooters

Seoul Subway Stations to Get Parking Facilities for Electric Scooters

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul Metro said Wednesday that it is working to install parking and charging facilities for shared electric scooters around subway stations in the city to help enhance the safety of its citizens. The two-wheeled vehicles, also called electric kickboards and mostly operated by ridesharing companies, have emerged as a [...]

Seoul Subway to Install Foldable Advertisement Boards for Emergency Escape

Seoul Subway to Install Foldable Advertisement Boards for Emergency Escape

SEOUL, July 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Advertisement boards installed at subway stations in Seoul will be replaced with new ones that can be folded into emergency doors. Seoul Metro plans to remove 4,258 stationary safety doors currently in place in 132 subway stations on subway lines 1-8 and 1,987 advertisement boards attached on top of [...]

Escalators can be Dangerous, Especially on Rainy Days

Escalators can be Dangerous, Especially on Rainy Days

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Recent government data has revealed that accidents involving slipping and falling on escalators tend to happen more frequently when it rains. According to the Ministry of Public Administration and Security, there were 163 escalator-related accidents between 2013 and 2016, with four fatalities and 209 serious injuries. Among the incidents, [...]