To improve the traffic congestion situation due to increasing loading of the TIAA MRT System and to encourage the use of public transport vehicles, the Transportation Department, New Taipei City planned to construct new waiting shelters at Taishan Station (A5) and Taishan Guihe Station (A6) in accordance to the opening of the TIAA MRT System. The shelters are aimed to provide people with a comfortable waiting environment and give full play to the land use value of TIAA MRT.To implement the project, the Transportation Department has submitted the application form, land usage project proposal and the construction & management proposal to BOHSR to apply for 2 lots of TIAA MRT land including 1 subsection of Lot 723 in and 3 subsection of Lot 735 in Sec. Taishan, Taishan District with a total of 24.8 square meters. As this project is within the scope of the construction of the building restriction area, technical units of BOHSR has evaluated the project and determined that the construction will not endanger the facilities and operational safety of the TIAA MRT. MOTC also reviewed the matter concluding with agreement in principle. Additionally, it is in line with Article 4 of the “Principle of Providing National Public Property For Public Interests” so BOHSR agreed to provide free use and signed a land use agreement in March 2016.
Subsequently, the Transportation Department will manage the land in accordance with the contract, the land usage project proposal and construction & management proposal that have been evaluated and approved. The department will also be responsible for the construction, usage and maintenance management of the facilities, maintaining quality and safety of the facilities, and integrity of the land.