Jul 20, 2017MedicalComments Off on Shuttle buses to ease Taipei Universiade traffic
Taipei City's Department of Transportation will deploy free shuttle buses during the 2017 Universiade to help manage traffic.
The 2017 Universiade, or world college games, will kick off in Taipei on August 19. The city will host athletes from 150 countries, and events will take place in 34 different venues. Practice sessions will take up an additional 26 venues.
Taipei's deputy transportation commissioner Chang Che-yang said the city will assign shuttle buses to run between major venues and nearby metro stations. Chang urged the public to take advantage of the city's public transport to alleviate potential congestion.
The transportation department will also introduce traffic controls during the opening and closing ceremonies of the games.