Similar to an Amazon locker, this package locker is run by the postal service and lets you pick up deliveries all around Taiwan. Typically you can find them in the metro station, government buildings, and malls. They also act as mailboxes after hours
There are still a lot of working public pay-phones all around downtown Taipei in metro stations and convenience stores. They often double as wifi hotspots too
Some alleys are very narrow with asphalt stretching from building to building. Often, you’d find a collection of small planters along the alleys making more green space.
Taipei and its subberbs have a lot of biking infrastructure. Most main road have raised and dedicated bike lanes next to the sidewalk.
Taiwan gets about 120 in (3000 mm) of rainfall each year. So the rivers have high embankments to channel storm water to the ocean. Manny have a mix of greenery and seating areas built in.
Field notes of infrastructure, urban planning, and architecture details from the streets of Taiwan. (A thread!)