PASSENGERS TRANSPORTS INDUSTRY WORLDWIDE * South Korea -
* South Wales / UK - Ahmadi Muslims launch campaign for tolerance on Newport buses
Argus,SW,UK -Ahmadiyya Times -July 13, 2014: -- A bus advertisement campaign to promote community cohesion in Newport, South Wales and the South West of England was officially launched in the city on Saturday... The Mayor of Newport, Cllr Matthew Evans, joined the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) Newport to launch the campaign at The Holiday Inn at The Coldra... The AMYA campaign aims to tackle Islamophobia and promote loyalty, freedom, equality and peace...
* South Korea - Intercity buses adopt ‘no standing’ rule
(Photo by Park Hae-mook/The Korea Herald: Passengers board an intercity bus in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, Wednesday)
Seoul,SK -The Korea Herald -16 July 2014: -- The newly imposed “no standing” policy on intercity bus services in the Seoul metropolitan area touched off complaints Wednesday from busy commuters, but stopped short of triggering chaos... On its first day of implementation, authorities operated over 100 additional buses to make up for the decreased passenger capacity. Despite the effort, a slew of commuters complained of long wait times on their way to work... Korea’s traffic law states that all passengers aboard vehicles on freeways must be seated... Due to the large number of commuters in Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggi Province, however, intercity buses in these areas that take freeways customarily allowed passengers to stand. This sparked safety concerns...
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