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ACHIEVEMENTS
The Bureau has been organizing public transport experience activities since June 2016 and expects to organize at least 200 sessions for schoolchildren and at least 50 sessions for older people, a total of at least 250 sessions. More than 7000 person-times of participants are expected.
To meet the parking demands in the shopping area in front of Gangshan Train Station, and to increase parking spaces in this area, the Bureau cooperated with the Ministry of National Defense (MND) to construct the Gangshan Public Parking Lot on the idle land owned by the MND. This parking lot can acc...
In 2015, the Maintenance Office of Kaohsiung City Government planned, designed, and constructed the Mituo Park Public Parking Lot for the reconstruction of Mituo Park. The construction was completed in January 2016. Located at the intersection of Jhongjheng N. Road and Jhongjheng W. Road, this parki...
The land used for road infrastructure beside the junction between the end of Wunlong E. Road and Beichang Road in Fongshan District was used to develop a public curb parking area at the end of Wunlong E. Road. It not only maintains the original purpose of road infrastructure, but also relieves local...
The Bureau reached an agreement with the National Property Administration to expand the development of the former Benhe Parking Lot into Benhe Second Public Parking Lot, so as to efficiently utilize idle land and increase parking spaces in this area. Completed and opened on June 15, 2016, this parki...
Jianmin Road Curb Parking Area was developed on the land used for plaza construction at the intersection of Jianmin Road and Sinjheng Road in Lingya District, so as to keep vehicles parked in order along the road and enhance the quality of life for residents. Completed and opened on August 4, 2016, ...
The vacant land in front of Fongsi Badminton Courts was borrowed from the Department of Sports to construct Fongsi Badminton Courts Public Parking Lot, so as to revitalize urban land and meet local parking demand. Completed on August 23, 2016, this parking lot provides 70 small car parking spaces.
For Tongcing Public Parking Lot beside the junction between Tongcing Road and Kaisyuan 2nd Road in Lingya District, a new parking lot was completed on August 29, 2016 to increase parking spaces in this area with 111 small car parking spaces and 94 scooter parking spaces.
A comprehensive city bus network which consists of 10 express bus routes, 15 main lines, 38 secondary lines, and 88 community circular bus routes was planned. In addition, more frequent bus services were operated, and the intervals between buses during peak and off-peak hours were shortened, to prov...
Large LCDs that display real-time bus arrival information and interactive kiosk screens were installed at 30 bus shelters and six bus terminals in this city, so waiting passengers can have access to the latest and real-time estimated bus arrival times and online information.
The Bus Passenger Surge Project was carried out. Through such strategies as grid bus network design optimization, bus service outsourcing, and Bus E-take, the operational performance and competitiveness of the bus system in this city has been improved, and the habit of using public transport among t...
In response to the advocacy of low-carbon green transportation modes and the pursuit of sustainable development of this city, 25 electric buses ran on the Jiangong Main Line, Cishan-Meinong Freeway Express Bus Line, and Sizihwan City Express Line in this city as of 2016.
Kaohsiung tops the nation in the number of schools that received shuttle services. With great recognition from the central government and enthusiastic support from all of the schools, this project shows that it not only improved public transport, but also efficiently ensured the safety of students w...
The green pavement marked with “pedestrians only” clearly directs pedestrians where to go, separates the areas for pedestrian and vehicle traffic, and efficiently enhances pedestrian safety. As of August 2016, sidewalks were marked at seven locations, including Lijhih Street in Sanmin District, the ...
The installation of solar-powered flashing beacons is easier and costs less than that of traditional flashing beacons. A flashing yellow light warns drivers of vehicles to slow down while approaching. A flashing red light means “stop before proceeding”, which requires drivers of vehicles to stop bef...
On September 26, 2016, tourism taxi driver training was held, and the nation’s first personal certification system for taxi drivers was established in the city, thus allowing taxi drivers to continue demonstrating the spirit of local people and creating more beautiful stories with passengers everywh...
This city’s taxi ridesharing project has reached the next level! Taxi ride sharing is now available on the campus to offer safe, cozy, convenient, and excellent services that help create an accessible and zero-accident campus environment.
On September 29, 2016, the Bureau conducted the annual inspection of the Kaohsiung MRT, and the light rail system was included in the inspection for the first time. Fifteen regular inspection experts jointly monitored the operation and safety of Kaohsiung MRT and the light rail system. The committee...
Kaohsiung MRT’s multi-pass system was officially activated on 7/1. Passengers may pass through every gate at all of the Kaohsiung MRT stations by swiping their iPASS, Easy Card, iCash Card, HappyCash Card, or any other electronic ticket over the sensor. It is an important milestone in public transit...
The city government completed the initial inspection of part of the sections included in the first phase of Kaohsiung Circular Light Rail (C4-C8) on April 29, with the conclusion that “the initial inspection was passed as per conditional approval”. Moreover, 12 items were listed under the category “...
The Bureau launched the first ever Demand Responsive Transit Service (DRTS) Program in Taiwan. It gained positive feedback from the public, and has received great recognition from the Ministry of Transportation and Communications, which declared the program as an exemplary model for the other cities...
The number of wheelchair-accessible taxis has reached 72 and will grow to 180 in the future. Each month they served 5,783 trips, 61% of which were provided to people with physical disabilities. The percentage was the highest in Taiwan. Since January 1, 2016, the physically challenged have received a...
To provide a better environment for waiting passengers, the installation of the Niaosong Transit Bus Shelter was completed in 2016. It is Taiwan’s first large transit bus shelter designed and built with soothing art installations in order to provide the public with more convenient and comfortable tr...
To offer passengers easier access to information about transportation and tourism and enhance the quality of services for waiting passengers, interactive real-time bus arrival information systems were installed at the bus terminals in front of Kaohsiung Train Station and beside HSR Zuoying Station a...
New parking spaces for a total of 1,862 cars and 2,219 scooters were created from January 2016 to July 2016.
To maintain smooth rescue operations in narrow lanes and enhance the rescue efficiency, the Ministry of the Interior formulated the Joint Narrow Lane Safety Supervision Program as the basis for evaluation. The city was ranked as excellent with a score of 98.5. The Transportation Bureau of Kaohsiung ...
Scooters were banned from sidewalks for the pedestrian environment and landscape improvement program of the Public Works Bureau.
The markings for special parking spaces such as mother-and-baby parking spaces, higher rate parking spaces, and parking spaces for cargo loading and unloading were repainted and signs were removed to improve the urban landscape.
The Panel Discussion on the Future Prospect of Intelligent Transportation was held on March 4, 2016. Experts and scholars were invited to give suggestions regarding the directions for future development of intelligent transportation. Their suggestions will serve as reference for future administratio...
The Smart City Applications: Smart Transportation Forum was held on June 24, 2016. Industrial, governmental, and academic experts specializing in smart transportation were invited to share their opinions on smart city applications, construction of the Internet of Things for smart cities with eTag, v...
The data of vehicle traffic at all of the tourist attractions in this city during multi-day holidays were collected and analyzed, in order to predict when traffic congestion is likely to occur at the tourist attractions and on the main roads around national freeways. The forecast was announced in ne...
Let’s celebrate the National Day together and have a joyful tour around the port on the cruise ship “Harbor Cruise, Maritime Feast”. For a party of two or more people, each person is entitled to a discounted price of NT$500 on weekdays from 10/1 to 10/31.
The Singuang Ferry Wharf – Cijin Ferry Station Line, which connects LRT C1 Lizainei Station and LRT C8 Kaohsiung Exhibition Center Station and is ideal for one-day tour in Cijin Island, was reopened on October 8. The service hours are 1 – 4 p.m. on weekends and national holidays.
On November 9, 2016, the Mayor publicly commended the outstanding professional vehicle drivers of 2016. Out of the 34 drives that were commended, 11 of them are drivers of wheelchair-accessible vehicles. The Mayor thanked the drivers for their devotion in providing transportation services to disable...