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Starting Tomorrow, Smartphones Become Thai Driver’s Licenses

BANGKOK — Forgetting one’s driver’s license at home won’t be a problem starting tomorrow when they go digital.
Photo: Nattachai Noogure / Flickr

How to Travel Cheap or Free for New Year’s

Whether by BTS, MRT, car, airport train or public bus, here are some tips to get you through the bustling crowd of New Year...
Photos: Ahmel Al-Sharif / Facebook

Transit Authority to Look Into BTS Wheelchair Ramp to Nowhere

SAMUT PRAKAN — Less than two weeks after a slew of new BTS stations opened in southeast metro Bangkok, netizens pointed a glaring oversight...
Manit Inpim of Transportation for All on the MRT Purple Line in August 2016. Photo: Accessibility is Freedom / Courtesy

Disabled Commuters Sue Bangkok’s MRT For 16.8M Baht

BANGKOK — Four years after they won a historic case against the BTS Skytrain, a network of commuters with disabilities said they will file a lawsuit Tuesday over inaccessibility on Bangkok’s MRT subway system.

Front Your Baby Bump For Better Chance of BTS Seats

BANGKOK — Ever debated whether to give up a train seat for a woman who could be pregnant or may just look it? Now the BTS Skytrain operator wants to help with that cognitive dissonance.

Has the BTS Collected Millions in Fares for Unbuilt Stations?

BANGKOK — Commuters shouldn’t hold their breaths for two additional BTS stations they’ve been paying for since the first trains rolled out nearly 20 years ago.

City Hall Adds Ratchadamri to Paid Parking Roads

BANGKOK — Starting today, Ratchadamri Road joins 65 other Bangkok streets where motorists are supposed to pay to park.

Airport Taxis Back Down From Strike Threat

Taxi service at Bangkok airports was operating normally Friday afternoon, a day after a group of airport taxi drivers threatened to strike over what they can charge.
Traffic jam on Ramkhamhaeng Road. Photo: @Godzilela / Twitter

Bangkok Cop Blames Traffic on Too Many Buses

To reduce Bangkok’s misery-inducing traffic, take some buses off the road?

Jail Time Urged For Drivers Without Licenses

BANGKOK — Motorists who forget their driver’s license can usually count on a mai pen rai because it’s such a minor offense, but that could change as authorities are proposing heavier penalties.

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