Number of parking spaces at scenic hot spots will be halved
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Authorities were shocked by footage shot during the April 2-5 Tomb Sweeping Holiday, which showed dense crowds at some of the island’s major tourist attractions, including the beach resort of Kenting. Many people were seen completely disregarding the government's calls for “social distancing” and some were not even wearing masks.
As a result, calls have emerged for the cancellation of the upcoming May 1 holiday, though the government has for the time being said that the three-day holiday still stands. However, on Wednesday the Ministry of Transportation said it was mulling setting the maximum safety density of visitors for the 25 most popular amusement parks at 50 percent of their total capacity, CNA reported. [FULL STORY]