BICYCLE TOURISM KINGDOM: To promote cycling as an environmentally friendly alternative, the premier called for improved cooperation between agencies
Date: Aug 21, 2020
By: Sean Lin / Staff reporter
Su made the remarks during the weekly Cabinet meeting in Taipei, evaluating the expansion of the nation’s bicycle route network from 2002 to 2018, during which 7,500km of bicycle trails were built.
However, it is not the length of routes, but the quality of facilities that matters, Su said, adding that it is also important that public transportation systems allow passengers to carry bicycles on trains and buses.
Su also highlighted public bicycle services, such as YouBike, that allow people to rent bicycles and return them at another location, saying that the services should expand. [FULL STORY]