Busan Transportation Corporation
|Founded||January 1, 2006|
|Headquarters||Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Jun-gu Gyotonggongsa, South Korea|
|Key people||Tae-soo Bae (President)|
The Busan Transportation Corporation was established January 1, 2006, following the abolition of the Busan Urban Transit Authority, which was founded in 1987. It currently operates the [Busan] subway line 1-4 and Busan Gimhae light Rail transit in Busan and Gimhae, South Korea. In addition, it provides all the information about the routes in Korean, English, Chinese and Japanese.
The Corporation is governed by those of bureaucratic positions; with its system regulated by the article 2 of Auto Transportation Business Enforcement Law. It is responsible in all operations relating to the transportation system’s construction and coherence. The corporation is led by the president, who oversees two departments (audit and safety & management) and four headquarters (planning, administration, general operations, and construction.)
The Busan Transportation Corporation’s logo depicts an image of a railway car in a square form. 
Busan Transportation Corporation’s Paradigm
The corporation’s purpose for its service is: “to develop an urban transit system, provide a convenience for citizens, and promote a national prosperity through the construction of public transportation facilities in the transit zone of metro and operational rationalization.” Their vision for 2012 is to become a first class corporation for the citizens with their slogan saying ‘Leading the paradigm of 21C urban railway operation.’ The corporation is motivated by three goals: “1) accomplish the balance of operation surplus 2) accomplish the first place in customer satisfaction 3) make a great occupation to work.” Which they plan to do by: reducing accidents to zero, optimizing construction, and improving their organization, service, and finances.
Recently, in 2013 the employees went on strike to fight for an increase in pay and maternity leaves. After a 'one day' strike, a negotiation was made: 78 more were hired, wages were increased by 2.8%, and more maternity leaves were implemented.
- Busan Subway
- Busan Subway Line 1
- Busan Subway Line 2
- Busan Subway Line 3
- Busan Subway Line 4
- Transportation in South Korea
- Busan Transportation Corporation FC
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- "Busan Transportation Corporation FC". Facebook. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
- Kim, So-yeon. "Busan Subway Workers set for One Day Strike Wednesday if Demands Not Met in Last-Minute Deal [CANCELLED]". HAPS. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
- Busan Transportation Corporation homepage (in English)
- Busan Transportation Corporation homepage (in Korean)
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