Taichung Traffic Information (Parking, Towing, Realtime Traffic Information)

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Looking for a parking spot before you head out? If you have a car, you know how difficult it is to find a parking spot in Taichung. Here are a couple of great tools the city provides for your help.

Click here to open the interactive online browser of the city’s parking lots. This page also will direct you to both an iPhone and Android app you can download for your phone. Once the browser is open, just double click on the map to zoom in. You can then click on a specific “P” to query the individual parking lot status. If you don’t read Mandarin, no problem. Here’s how to interpret the pop-up.
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The bottom line is the real time status of the parking lot. The first number is the one you need to know. This is how many spots are still available. This lot still has 82 spots free.

In addition, Taichung has a pretty sophisticated traffic network with great tools for monitoring and keeping up with current traffic conditions. Click here to open the traffic website. There are some tabs right above the map window that offer some options to the screen. The left most tab will display several cameras on the screen. If you click on the camera, a realtime video feed will pop up. Also, by clicking on a section of road that is highlighted (red, yellow or green) you can see the current speed of traffic at that particular location.

What if your car gets towed? CLICK HERE to open up the Taichung towed car lot info site. Type your license plate in the blank and click enter. Have your translator enabled and you may need a chinese speaking friend to help you, but at least you’ll be able to get your vehicle back.

Hope this is helpful. Let us know if there is something else related to traffic that you would find useful.

8 thoughts on “Taichung Traffic Information (Parking, Towing, Realtime Traffic Information)

  1. Can i ask about my motorcycle JZW 345,,I parked in front of taichung train station near new building contruction along bus stop last 8/5~8/2016,,then i found out my motorcycle was lost/gone..
    Please help me to trace where my motorcycle is..
    Thank you

    1. Take your information to the traffic bureau at the corner of SanMin road and Minquan road. They should be able to help you find your motorcycle if it was towed.

      1. Thank’s todd,,i did it already but nothing happens,they can’t find my scooter in their database,,lil bet worried i think someone stole it already..

          1. Hi todd,i tried to reach the traffic bureau you’ve said but i cant’t find it where..todd,hopefully i can get some contact numbers in that office..
            Thank you todd..

  2. By the way todd,is there any website so that i can find or search my scooter plate number,if in case it gets towed here in taichung?

  3. In taichung todd,,is there any towing company who towed scooters aside fro the government? I mean private towing company?

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