Transport and Covid-19: responses and resources

Policy Directions for Establishing a Metropolitan Transport Authority for Korea's Capital Region

Policy Insights

  • Address coordination between jurisdictions at all territorial levels. 
  • Make establishment of the Metropolitan Transport Authority an integral part of decentralisation. 
  • Leverage support of the national government to establish the Metropolitan Transport Authority. 
  • Engage with public opinion to create broad support for the creation of a Metropolitan Transport Authority. 
  • Choose the right scope when defining responsibilities of the new Metropolitan Transport Authority. 
  • Focus on delivery of the government’s priority objectives for transport provision. 
  • Provide the Metropolitan Transport Authority with the necessary technical and financial capacity using fiscal instruments that bring mobility benefits as well as raising funds.

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