YouBike expected to be running in Taiwan’s Chaiyi City by mid-December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — YouBike 2.0 Service is expected to be up and running in Taiwan’s southwestern city of Chiayi as early as mid-December, providing one more transportation option for l...

Taipei deputy mayor: Smart city innovations will make post-pandemic life easier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As cities around the world strive to return to normal amid the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, the Taiwanese capital has held a 10,000-person concert in addition to several...

New Taipei launches Moovo dockless bike-sharing platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest dockless bike-sharing platform, Moovo, hit the road in New Taipei City's Tamsui District Monday afternoon (Aug. 24), offering a new option for local commute...

YouBike trial run begins Tuesday in Kaohsiung, S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A YouBike 2.0 trial run will begin in Kaohsiung on Tuesday (June 16), offering bicycle riders a 30-minute ride for free until the end of September. The new YouBike syst...

YouBike to replace City Bike in Kaohsiung, S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — YouBike 2.0 will begin its trial run in Taiwan's southern port city of Kaohsiung on June 16 to replace City Bike, which is set to cease operations at the end of June. ...

Photo of the Day: Map of Taiwan's icons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian educator on Thursday (April 23) completed this lighthearted illustration of a map of Taiwan festooned with a number of the country's most iconic symbols....

Vote for best bikeway in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As spring arrives, what is a better way to strengthen your immune system while practicing social distancing than to get on a bike and explore Taiwan? In order to market...

Park in Taipei recreates visual sensation of Kamifurano flower fields

TAPEI (Taiwan News) —The visual sensation of the famed Kamifurano flower fields in Japan has been recreated at a new park in Taipei’s Beitou District, the city’s Parks and Street Lig...

New YouBikes launched in Taipei's Gongguan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest edition of the YouBike was launched in Gongguan District of Taipei City today (Jan. 15), with 1,800 parking docks installed and 500 bikes available for a rental...

Best spots to admire Taipei 101 New Year fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) has recommended six of the best spots on Elephant Mountain (象山) for the public to enjoy Taipei 101’s New Year fi...

Taiwan’s Hsinchu announces transport for reopened zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsinchu City Government has announced its public transport measures for Dec. 28-29, when Hsinchu Zoo reopens after a two-year makeover. The city’s Department of T...

Taipei announces traffic restrictions for New Year’s Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s fashionable eastern shopping district will once again host the annual Taipei 101 New Year’s Eve fireworks, as well as a concert with rock band Mayday....

Foreign residents in Taiwan can now register for YouBike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a social outcry from foreigners in Taiwan over the new YouBike rental policy, the Taipei City Department of Transportation announced Tuesday (Dec. 17) that expat...

New YouBike rental policy blasted for discriminating against expats in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Expats in Taiwan are fuming over being excluded from renting YouBikes with their EasyCard smartcards, with some saying it constitutes discrimination against foreigners in ...

Taipei Metro inaugurates info kiosks at 5 major stations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Metro system has added a new feature to help passengers travel around the city with ease — the “Metro e Touch” information kiosks. The digi...