New parking regulation to benefit children, pregnant women

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2018/06/30
By: Lee Hsin-Yin

Taipei, June 30 (CNA) Public parking lots must reserve around 2 percent of their

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spaces for pregnant women and families with children aged 6 or under, according to transportation regulations that will go into effect on Sunday.

The parking lots affected by this program are those affiliated with public places, including department stores, train stations, airports, hospitals and amusement parks.

The new rule stipulates that such family-friendly parking spaces should be at least 2.5 meters in width and 5.5 meters in length to provide safe and convenient access for the women and children.

The establishment of those parking spaces should be completed by Dec. 15, and people who meet the criteria could obtain specific parking permits from hospitals and public health centers, said the Ministry of Transportation and Communications.

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