Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Free Public Transit for whole country of Estonia

Free Public Transit: "Euronews : "Estonia is set to implement free transport for its residents across much of the country as of July 1. The free fare zone will run 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

No country has ever before looked to abolish fares all day, every day, across such a large area.""

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Seoul stuck in traffic hell


koreatimes : "Traffic congestion is getting worse in Seoul as the city and central governments fail to come up with effective measures."

Friday, May 18, 2018

Estonia To Become The World’s First Free Public Transport Nation

popupcity : "Tallinn, known for its digital government and successful tech startups, is often referred to as Europe’s innovation capital. Now celebrating five years of free public transport for all citizens, the government is planning to make Estonia the first free public transport nation. Allan Alaküla, Head of Tallinn European Union Office, shares some valuable insights for other cities."

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne weather: Record-breaking heatwave

news.com: "FOR some parts of Australia it has been the hottest April so far for over 100 years and, for almost all of us, the heat is not going anywhere.

Records have been tumbling every day, as the whole of Australia has been a lot warmer than expected in April, apart from the tropical Queensland coast."

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Taipei, New Taipei unveil monthly pass for MRT, city buses, Ubike

focustaiwan : "Taipei, March 12 (CNA) The mayors of Taipei and New Taipei cities on Monday unveiled a monthly pass that will give commuters unlimited use of greater Taipei's public transportation network, including the Mass Rapid Transit system and city buses, as well as free YouBike rides for the first 30 minutes. The "All Pass Ticket," valued at NT$1,280 (US$43.83), will be launched on April 16."


Tuesday, February 20, 2018

德國減排 擬年底前免費搭公共交通 - 香港文匯報

德國減排 擬年底前免費搭公共交通 - 香港文匯報: "德國政府前日致函歐盟環境專員韋拉,稱德國政府正考慮提供免費公共交通,以減少私家車數目,達致歐盟的減排目標,最遲年底在波恩和埃森等5個西部城市試行。

函件由德國環境部長亨德里克斯、農業部長施密特和聯邦總理府部長阿特麥爾聯署發出,指德政府正準備推出一系列措施,除提供免費公共交通工具外,並設立低排放區域、為採用電動車提供誘因,以及加強監管巴士和的士的廢氣排放。"