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15,900 parking spots for scooters at Taipei MRT stations no longer free

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beginning Aug. 30, scooter riders will have to pay to park their vehicle at the 15,900 spaces near Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) stations, reports said Thursday (Aug. 26...

Taiwan considers ending scooter parking on sidewalks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The practice of allowing scooters to park on sidewalks could soon end, as pedestrians should receive priority, Interior Minister Hsu Kuo-yung (徐國勇) said Wednesday (Sept. 1...

Taipei launches monthly parking passes for scooters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Parking Management and Development Office (PMDO) announced on Tuesday (Aug. 25) that monthly scooter parking passes are now available for sale, which will allo...

Open house event at Tainan Air Base in S. Taiwan on Oct. 19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of National Defense (MND) will hold an open house event at the Tainan airbase from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 19), according to a press release ...

Taipei City to phase out free scooter parking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Government announced its intention to phase out free curbside parking across the municipality, in a statement published on Dec. 24. There is currently n...

Taipei City offers free parking for electric scooters for the next two years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a bid to promote electric vehicles in Taipei, the Transportation Bureau of Taipei City announced on April 19, that starting from May 1, electric scooters will be provid...

Photo of the Day: SUV parks in scooter left turn box in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese netizen yesterday (April 2) on the Facebook group Breaking News Commune posted this photo of an SUV which had been parked inside the left turn box, which is reserve...

Bikes to be banned in paid scooter lots Aug. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Effective August 1, eight districts in Taipei will prohibit bicycles from being parked in paid parking lots for scooters, and violators will eventually be charged a towing fee....

oBike Apocalypse: Netizens complain about orange horde of shared bikes covering Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese user of the Facebook group Breaking News Commune (社團爆料公社) posted images of dozens of bicycles in a tow yard from the Singaporean cycle-sharing firm oBike and said &...

Regulations on oBike to be introduced soon: Taipei City Government

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The capital is drafting a proposal for regulating bike-renting systems to be submitted to the city council for reviews by the end of the year and implemented as soon as ne...