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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.

Woman Faints, Falls Onto BTS Train Tracks

BANGKOK — After a passenger fainted and fell onto a skytrain track Wednesday morning, a BTS representative said all stations have a first aid room.

How to Get BTS Compensation for Delays

BANGKOK — BTS Skytrain officials said Thursday they will refund commuters for delays they faced while queuing for the train last week.

Is BTS Broken? Find Out on Crowdsourced Info Page

BANGKOK — Rage-tweeting at the official BTS Skytrain Twitter for information every time the trains break down gets old. Now there’s a Facebook page for it.

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