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Map of new Taipei MRT Circular Line now up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC) on Monday (Jan. 20) uploaded the official new map for Taipei's mass rapid transit (MRT) which now includes the Circular Line, or ...

Section 1 of MRT Circular Line likely to open by month-end: Mayor Hou

New Taipei Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) said Sunday his government is hoping that the first section of the Circular Line in Taipei's mass rapid transit (MRT) system will officially begin operations befor...

Taiwan’s Taoyuan top of the pops

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Taoyuan Street Party's four concerts will take place on Sat. (Nov. 9) and Nov. 30 to promote the new open-air pop music theater at the Taoyuan Airport MRT'...

NT$4,500 in coupons with purchase of Taipei Metro Travel Pass, Joint Ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Getting hold of the Travel Pass or Joint Ticket is a convenient way for people to explore Taipei by MRT while saving money, and now there is an even more compelling reason...

President Tsai joins groundbreaking ceremony for Taiwan's Taoyuan MRT tunnel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (Sept. 20) presided over a ceremony marking the groundbreaking of an underground tunnel that will be part of the Taoyuan Mass Rapid ...

USB charging service now available in Taiwan’s airport metro

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taoyuan Metro riders will now be able to enjoy free mobile device-charging services. In a bid to provide passengers with an optimized traveling experience, a total of 2...

Level 1 flood warning issued for N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a weather front lashes large swaths of Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issed a level 1 flood warning for Taipei City and New Taipei City, while it has issued a ...

Taiwan's sea levels rising faster than global average

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's sea levels are rising at a higher rate than the rest of the world due to global warming, and the country may only have 12 years to move its capital inland to avoid...

Taiwan Taoyuan Airport MRT launches ticketing app, 34% fare discount during 1st week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taoyuan Metro said in a press release on Nov. 30 that Taoyuan Airport MRT mobile ticket app would be available for download from Dec. 1, and passengers using mobile ticket...

American cartographer creates own map of Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American cartographer has created his own, more geographically accurate map of the Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) network. The designer, Jacob Berman, 32, is an attorne...

AirAsia, Cathay Dragon to allow check-in at Taipei Main Station MRT from October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – AirAsia and Cathay Dragon will allow customers to check-in and drop off their luggage at Taipei Main Station from October, Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport confirmed o...

Video by American grad student covers all the 'Things to do in Taipei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American master's student currently living in Taipei has created a humorous video introducing many of the major sights and sounds of Taiwan's capital city. Andrew...

Taoyuan Airport Access MRT artistic makeover unveiled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tourism Bureau unveiled the new look of the Taoyuan Metro Airport Access MRT today, June 17. The Bureau invited Taiwanese indigenous artist, Yo Si-fu (優席夫), to des...

Taipei Rapid Transit Corp rolls out travel passes with coupons for dining, attractions, shopping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Partnering with Niusnews, Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) will on June 1 roll out new Taipei Metro passes that are loaded with coupons offering discounts at designated fa...

Operator aims to launch Taoyuan Airport MRT service by year-end

Taipei, Oct. 11 (CNA) The chairman of Taoyuan Metro Corp., which operates the mass rapid transit system that will link Taipei and Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, said Tuesday that his comp...