Urban Public Transportation in Seoul: System, Operation, Use by People

by Keeyeon Hwang, Seoul Development Institute, Department of Urban Transportation, Seoul, Republic of Korea,
Jongho Rhee, Seoul Development Institute, Department of Urban Transportation, Seoul, Republic of Korea,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Urban Public Transportation Systems: Implementing Efficient Urban Transit Systems and Enhancing Transit Usage

Abstract: A review is given on two of the most predominant public transit modes in Seoul, the subway and bus systems. The contents include important characteristics of these modes in terms of system characteristics, operations, and usage. To make transfers between buses and subways more convenient, the Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) plans to integrate different fare collection systems into one by using the given Bus card system.

Subject Headings: Urban areas | Public transportation | Subways | Buses | Fares | Routing (transportation) | Government | Asia | Seoul | South Korea

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