The new prices are reflective of a public transport system that is run for anyone but the public who rely on it.

Credit: Mark Fischer (via Flickr)

Increased fares means improved services, right?

Credit: Mark Fischer (via Flickr)

First promised for August last year, the all-in-one "Mangmoom" card has been a long, long time coming. Latest estimates put it as launching in October, but frustrated Bangkok commuters are used to waiting. Here are some things that should have been done years ago. 

Credit: Karl Baron

There's one more neighborhood for you to consider moving to. 

BTS Bang Wa. Credit: Karl Baron (Creative Commons)

The privately-funded BTS extension could change the face of the riverside. 

On Jan 20, a large group of wheelchair-bound citizens converged on Bangkok’s Civil Court to file a class-action lawsuit against the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) after it failed to make good on a court order to build elevators at 23 BTS stations by the end of August last year. Here, we talk with IT consultant Manit Intharapim, 49, the Director of the Accessibility is Freedom working group and member of the Transportation for All network, which are the main forces fighting for more accessible transportation. 

It's one wild ride. Illustrations by Panita Thiraphapong

You really don't want some of these places to be part of your commute.