Taichung's existing bus rapid transit (BRT) system is set to be replaced today by "optimized dedicated bus lanes," with 32 of the older BRT double-carriage buses belonging to the Taichung City Government scheduled for repurposing; 16 of the older models are being turned into sightseeing buses that will travel along the coast, while the remaining vehicles will operate on Taiwan Boulevard (台灣大道).1 Comment
The Environmental Protection Bureau of the Taichung City government decided last Monday to deploy camera attached to drones in its efforts to catch those damaging air quality and jeopardizing road traffic safety by burning dry straw on open ground.
The Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC, 台灣自來水公司) will host a public "electronic water bill for cash" lucky draw event on July 3 at 10 a.m. at its headquarters in Taichung City.
Led by associate professor Lin Chorng-Horng (林重宏), a group of students from Dayeh University Department of Biological Resources (大葉大學生物資源學系) cleaned up the beaches at the Gaomei Wetland (高美溼地) in Taichung, one of the preserved lands of the nation.
Ten people were accused of cutting corners on a Mass Rapid Transit project in Taichung and were indicted on manslaughter charges Wednesday, two months after an accident on the construction site resulted in four deaths and four injuries.3 Comments
A man was shot in the head, allegedly by an acquaintance, yesterday in the Datong night market of Greater Taichung.1 Comment
Fuchun Tea Manufacturer (馥春茶堂) is suspected of selling low-quality tea packaged under the famous Fu Shou Tea (福壽長春茶) brand, allegedly profiting to the tune of more than NT$10 million, according to the Taichung District Prosecutors Office (TDPO, 台中地檢署) yesterday.1 Comment
A 27-vehicle collision left three dead and five injured yesterday in Greater Taichung.3 Comments
The Singang (Xingang) Township Office (新港鄉公所) yesterday conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a newly designed "Prosperity Mazu" lantern that was released in celebration of the Dajia Mazu Pilgrimage Procession to Xingang Township in Chiayi County.
Taichung City will be holding "Stationing 100 Masters in Schools" (當全世界都在閱讀－百師入學) in celebration of World Book Day 2015, from April 9 to the end of the year. The eight-month event will invite 100 famous writers, poets and celebrities, and station them in schools, cultural places and libraries all over Taichung to inspire students and residents alike.