Cabbie escapes with fine for not using meter, threatening female passenger

A taxi driver received a THB2,000 fine and one-month suspension of his license for attempting to overcharge a passenger and threatening her for filming their heated argument A woman, whose name was not disclosed, recorded a video of her confrontation with cabbie Boonsade Intawongchai and caught him on tape trying to charge her a flat rate and threatening to throw out her phone when she started filming him The...

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Samrong BTS station to open in April

Samrong BTS station, which is part of the BTS Green Line extension, is set to go through a trial run next month before it officially opens on April 1 Bangkok Governor Assawin...

Samrong BTS station to open in April

FTW! Thailand wins for worst traffic in world

According to a study released this week, Thailand had the world’s worst traffic last year The research, by American company INRIX, ranked countries and cities based on how...

FTW! Thailand wins for worst traffic in world

MRT Purple Line cuts fare to 15 baht flat rate on weekends

Officials will slash fares for weekend riders of the MRT Purple Line to a flat rate after suffering from low passenger numbers for months Starting March 4, the fare, which...

MRT Purple Line cuts fare to 15 baht flat rate on weekends

Moto-taxi stop on Sukhumvit now offers free wifi for people waiting in line

A motorcycle stop in Bearing has a simple but brilliant solution to please customers who have to queue up in a long line to wait for their ride Facebook user Pisit Tangkoblarp...

Moto-taxi stop on Sukhumvit now offers free wifi for people waiting in line

Crooked cab driver tries to get passenger arrested after refusing him ride

A crooked cabbie operating in Silom will likely be charged after refusing a passenger and then calling a cop friend to arrest the man for annoying him The unbelievable story...

Crooked cab driver tries to get passenger arrested after refusing him ride

Nok Air ditches free checked baggage allowance for promotional fares

Nok Air will no longer offer a free 15 kilogram allowance for checked baggage to customers who buy the airline's dirt-cheap promotional tickets, Nok Air announced this afternoon...

Nok Air ditches free checked baggage allowance for promotional fares

More train lines! Construction of MRT Orange Line extension starts in June

In six years, you will be able to ride the train from Ratchada to Ramkhamhaeng, as the construction for the MRT Orange Line is scheduled to start this June Deputy Prime...

More train lines! Construction of MRT Orange Line extension starts in June

Aviation Authority considers making airfares cheaper

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand is considering lowering the ceiling on airfares after three airlines announced a new THB150 surcharge Last week, AirAsia, Nok Air and...

Aviation Authority considers making airfares cheaper

Bye Bye BRT: Bus service to stop at end of April

The city’s Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service will stop on the last day of April The service, which began just seven years ago, has suffered from ongoing financial losses due to...

Bye Bye BRT: Bus service to stop at end of April

Coconuts Bangkok Transportation

Have they started building the skytrain line to your house yet? When are they increasing the fares for the MRT? Check here. When a taxi driver is ripping off tourists, a tuk-tuk guy drops you off on the wrong street or the BTS management considers opening a new Skytrain line or station, Coconuts Bangkok is here to update you. From motosai fare hikes to creepy cabbies saying naughty things in the night, our transportation stories let you in on what you need to know about getting around the city.