Taipei MRT to offer up to 30% monthly discount on fares Feb. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Mass Transit (MRT) system is set to launch a new fare scheme so that frequent riders can receive a discount of up to 30 percent per month, beginning Feb. 1. ...

Upcoming events this weekend in Taipei, May 24-26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Here are a few recommended activities happening this weekend in Taipei. Foodies should take note that through May 26 the 2019 Wine and Gourmet Taipei Expo along with the Int...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, May 17-26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Summer is well on its way, and there are plenty of activities across Taipei this month for you to enjoy. Here are some recommended events happening between May 17 and May ...

New Taipei children to receive 50% discount on MRT fares

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In order to safeguard the rights of children to ride the MRT, New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) today (Dec. 27) announced that children living the city will become eligible ...

Taipei metro cancels plan to issue MRT monthly pass

Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. President B.C. Yen (顏邦傑) said Tuesday that a plan to issue a NT$2,500 (US$78.6) monthly unlimited use pass for Taipei's mass rapid transit system will not be implemented...

Mayor admits he spoke 'too soon' regarding MRT monthly pass

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) admitted Monday that he spoke too soon in announcing a plan to issue a NT$2,500 monthly pass for unlimited use of Taipei's subway system. The new policy, which Ko s...