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Reinforce public transport infrastructure

  • Make efficient investment geared toward mass transit, railways, and connected transport networks
  • Increase Metropolitan bus (M-bus) routes and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) vehicles to provide faster and more convenient bus services
  • Allow seat reservation for M-bus to reduce waiting during commuting times
  • Promote Transit Mall, a district reserved for public transport and pedestrians, to revitalize city centers
  • Develop a multimodal transport terminal that bolsters convenient transfer services as well as commerce, business, cultural and shopping experiences

Provide convenient and safe transport services

  • Support institutional, infrastructure, and technological development for an early commercialization of autonomous vehicles
  • Promote the use of One Card All Pass, a system-wide card that can be used for all transport modes
  • Expand online reservation and round-trip ticket issuance for nationwide intercity bus services
  • Build up the Smart Parking system to provide easier access to parking information in city centers
  • Integrate mass transport information on national system, TAGO (Transport Advice on GOing Anywhere)
  • Facilitate car sharing to mitigate urban traffic congestion and somewhat replace passenger vehicle uses

Strengthen protection for motor vehicle consumers

  • Conduct defects inspection and encourage active recalls of motor vehicles if manufacturing defects are found
  • Announce the result of motor vehicle safety evaluation to raise public awareness and promote the manufacturing of safe vehicles
  • Boost the motor vehicle tuning market by expanding certified items and introducing the certification system by manufacturing stage as well as a separate certification system for tuning parts produced in small quantities

Promote advanced transport culture on safety

  • Establish the comprehensive plan to reduce deaths and injuries from traffic accidents
    • Deaths per 10,000 vehicles have reduced from 2.4 in 2012 to 1.6 in 2017
  • Support people with limited mobility such as the physically challenged and the elderly to travel in a safe and convenient way
  • Replace 22.8% (7,449 vehicles) of the total fleet of buses in operation nationwide with low-floor buses by 2016
  • Apply stronger safety measures for managing CNG vehicles, etc.
  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions by facilitating eco-driving and promote advanced transport culture through traffic accident prevention