Coming down from Alishan village to the Chiayi High Speed Rail station by bus recently, my visiting friends and I opted to sit in the first row, largely so that we could enjoy the magnificent mountain scenery with the benefit of a windscreen. This left me seated behind the driver, a position from which I […]
Taipei enjoys a fine reputation with visitors for being an exceptionally safe city. Street crime is extremely low, with pick-pocketing and muggings being rare enough to draw headlines. However, one area which often draws criticism is road safety. Let’s look at how the roads of Taipei have changed in recent years, the changes that have […]
As we aspire towards the green, safe and agile smart cities of tomorrow, a more intelligent approach to transportation is required – one that crucially, demands radical improvement in passenger safety. All of which raises significant questions.
An efficient public transportation system is fundamental to the success of any major city, providing thousands or possibly millions of residents and commuters with the mobility they need to live and work in a bustling metropolis.