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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
    AreaChangesMonth of implementationHandling departmentPhone
    Welfare/WomenExpanded operation of the 「Urban-rural integration public lunch」 9Eco-friendly lunch officer2133-4147
    Daytime activity support project for people with severe development disorders 7Disable People Support Division2133-7479
    Support of supplementary living allowance and veteran allowance to people of national merit 10Welfare Policy Division2133-7344
    Safety/TransportationExpansion of Ttareungyi, Seoul Public Bike all across SeoulSecond half of the yearBicycle Policy Division2133-2752
    Economy/CultureHosting of the 2017 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism9Urban Space Improvement Bureau2133-7622
    Fostering of daily art mediator7Culture Policy Division2133-2541
    Hosting of the Seoul International Community Orchestra Festival9Culture Policy Division2133-2541
    AdministrationImplementation of the visiting community center (stage 3)7Autonomous Administration Division2133-5836
    Water bill texting service7The Office of Waterworks2133-1185
    Improvement of the Seoul information and communication plaza service10Disclosed Policy Division2133-5672
    2133-5673
    Issuance of mobile Seoul citizen card11Autonomous Administration Division2133-5848