Chusok traffic relief is on the way
SEOUL — Seoul city officials are adding extra public transportation and relaxing some road rules for the Chusok holidays, according to South Korean news reports.
The Seoul Metropolitan Government will allow city subways and buses to run through 2 a.m. from Friday to Monday, during the Korean “Thanksgiving” holiday, according to the reports. And passenger cars with a capacity of six to nine people will be allowed in the city’s bus lanes over the weekend.
Korean National Police estimate about 6.5 million people will travel via plane, train, car or bus this weekend, according to the reports.