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2013

July

1st
Second stage of the collection system for overdue parking fees in Taipei City began. Before a registered mail with AR was sent as a payment reminder (plus additional NTD 50 as processing fee) was sent, a regular mail would be sent. Only NTD 15 processing fee was collected for the regular mail.

2nd
Taipei Metropolitan Intra-city and Highway Bus Route Review Committee convened the 80th group meeting.
One bus for Route 223 was available, five for Route 302, four for Route 218, 11 for Route 288, four for Route Blue 27, and one for Route 537, all low-floor buses. The buses were operative under the Taipei Joint Bus System.

4th
All 30 barrier-free taxis subsidized by the Department of Transportation became operative.

5th
Article 37 of the Highway Act came into force. Seven major automobile transportation businesses including highway buses returned to the jurisdiction of central competent authorities.

6th
Four additional public bike rental stations were set up at Minsheng Community Center to provide rental services.

8th
The 2013 Japanese conversation class began for staff of the Taipei Joint Bus System and taxi drivers throughout Taipei City.

9th
Opening ceremony for the second “Training for Large Bus Drivers” of 2013 was held jointly with the Taipei City Vocational Development Institute.

15th
Department of Transportation increased fine for automobiles that fail to let pedestrians go first at crosswalks to NTD 2,000, and officially put into practice on this date.
Penalty for drivers without their vehicle license and driver’s license was removed according to the amendment to Articles 14 and 25 of the Road Traffic Management and Penalty Act.

25th
Taipei e-bus System daily inquiry volume broke the two million milestone.
Six public bike rental stations were set up to provide rental services, with Taipei Huajiang High School being one of the locations.

26th
Taipei Metropolitan Intra-city and Highway Bus Route Review Committee convened the 57th committee meeting.

29th
The fourth Taipei Joint Bus System Driving Safety Seminar of 2013 was held.

30th
Results of the 2012 stage 1 review for the service of Taipei City jointly-operated buses were made public.
Route 263 operated by CitiAir Bus was officially discontinued.

31st
Five buses for Route 611 were available, three for Route Brown 6, three for Route Brown 2, four for Route 254, six for the Heping Main Line and five for Route 251, all low-floor buses. The buses were operative under the Taipei Joint Bus System.


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  • Updated: 2014/11/17 17:22
  • Reviewed: 2016/11/11 10:33

  • Source: Department of Transportation