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The Taipei Metro Subway System

Nearly 2,000,000 passengers ride the Taipei Metro subway system every day, cruising at speeds of up to 56mph across Taiwan’s capitol city. The clean and vibrant design of Taipei Metro’s stations has attracted many riders to the subway, a movement which has helped curb traffic congestion and spark urban renewal. Glass and light art cover the ceiling and columns of the station above, while fine art grace the walls of others. Is it a subway station, or is it an art gallery? More cities across the world should ask subway riders the same question.