Busan to Launch Campaign for World Car-free Day

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Busan City will launch a campaign for promoting sustainable urban transportation for one week from September 16 to September 22 across the city. As the part of the campaign, the annual World Car-free Day event will take place on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 all over Busan.

The City intends to encourage public transportation in order to tackle problems caused by driving private cars such as air pollution, traffic congestion and excessive energy consumption, and to reduce the consumption of fossil fuels in response to climate change.  The event’s success relies on citizens’ voluntary participation.

To promote the event, all city workers from public agencies and private companies will be encouraged to use public transport. Parking lots at the City Hall and at all public agencies will be closed temporarily as an additional encouragement for workers to use public transport.

Source: Busan City News


 

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