Wednesday, March 27, 2013

汽車衍生種種問題 | This Big City 城事

汽車衍生種種問題 | This Big City 城事: "縱然車速緩慢,汽車依然主導街道,威脅其他用路人,若再加上高速,就會完全壟斷街道,導致許多民眾不願步行,更不想嘗試騎單車,以數據而言,步行與單車或許屬低風險活動,對健康也利多於弊,但在以汽車需求為主的道路網裡,行人與單車騎士大多感到討厭或可怕。"

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Friday, March 22, 2013

Taiwan to spend more on rail than roads - intelligent place, Taiwan

Rail transport in Taiwan is streaming ahead 
as a result of ROC government policies promoting greener
and more sustainable transportation systems. (CNA)
Taiwan Today: "According to the CEPD, government investment in 2013 rail track construction, as a percentage of all major public infrastructure projects, will break the 30 percent mark for the first time. At the same time, the proportion set aside for road construction will drop below 20 percent."