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  • 33 Seoul Policies to Change in the Second Half of 2017

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    33 Seoul Policies to Change in the Second Half of 2017

    The Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) announced 33 policy changes that will start in the second half of 2017 in five areas and disclosed them on-line under the title of ‘Changes to life in Seoul in the second half of 2017.’ The five areas are ① Welfare/Women (9 policies), ② Safety/Transportation (9 policies), ③ Economy/Culture (8 policies), ④ Greenspace/Environment (3 policies) and ⑤ Administration (4 policies).

    In the Welfare/Women area, various policies that consider the needs of seniors, children, the disable, families of the deceased and pets will be implemented. In the Safety/Transportation area, following the opening of ‘Seoullo 7017,’ various policies will be implemented to realize ‘Pedestrian City Seoul.’ In the Economy/Culture area, building facilities and organizing festivals for citizens to visit such as the completion of the Sewoon Shopping Center Regeneration Project Stage 1 (Jongmyo – Daerim Shopping Center) and the hosting of the 2017 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism will be implemented. In the Greenspace/Environment area, industrial assets, sewage facilities and military facilities will be transformed into culture spaces and will be prepared for opening. In the Administration area, various policies that will affect people’s daily lives will be launched.

    View changes made to Seoul for the second half of 2017 (Korean): http://ebook.seoul.go.kr

    < Major Seoul City Policies that Will Change in the Second Half of 2017 >

    33 Seoul Policies to Change in the Second Half of 2017
    Area Changes Month of implementation Handling department Phone
    Welfare/Women Expanded operation of the 「Urban-rural integration public lunch」 9 Eco-friendly lunch officer 2133-4147
    Daytime activity support project for people with severe development disorders 7 Disable People Support Division 2133-7479
    Support of supplementary living allowance and veteran allowance to people of national merit 10 Welfare Policy Division 2133-7344
    Safety/Transportation Expansion of Ttareungyi, Seoul Public Bike all across Seoul Second half of the year Bicycle Policy Division 2133-2752
    Economy/Culture Hosting of the 2017 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 9 Urban Space Improvement Bureau 2133-7622
    Fostering of daily art mediator 7 Culture Policy Division 2133-2541
    Hosting of the Seoul International Community Orchestra Festival 9 Culture Policy Division 2133-2541
    Administration Implementation of the visiting community center (stage 3) 7 Autonomous Administration Division 2133-5836
    Water bill texting service 7 The Office of Waterworks 2133-1185
    Improvement of the Seoul information and communication plaza service 10 Disclosed Policy Division 2133-5672
    Issuance of mobile Seoul citizen card 11 Autonomous Administration Division 2133-5848