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I-Taiwan 12 Projects

iconIsland-wide Transportation Network | iconKaohsiung Free Trade and Ecology Harbor | iconTaichung Asia-Pacific Sea-Air Logistics Center | iconTaoyuan International Aviation City | iconIntelligent Taiwan | iconIndustrial Innovation Corridors | iconUrban and Industrial Park Renewal | iconAgricultural Village Revival | iconSeashore Regeneration | iconGreening Afforestation | iconFlood Control and River Rectification | iconSewer Construction

Twelve Construction Projects

Creating a new economic miracle with 12 priority public construction projects

Investment of NT$3.99 trillion over eight years

Provision of 120,000 jobs per year

Island-wide Transportation Network

  • MRT networks in northern, central, and southern metropolitan areas
    • Northern metropolitan MRT network: Linking of Taipei MRT with Tucheng, Sanxia, Yingge, Wanhua, Zhonghe, Shulin, Ankeng, Xizhi, and Danhai; Keelung-Taoyuan-Taipei rail links; regional light rail transit network linking Shezi, Shilin, and Beitou.
    • Central metropolitan MRT network: Linking Taichung, Wuri, Changhua, Fengyuan, Wuqi, Dali, Wufeng, Caotun, and Nantou.
    • Southern metropolitan MRT network: Chiayi High Speed Rail Station to the urban area; Tainan MRT; extension of Kaohsiung MRT to Gangshan, Luzhu, and Pingtung, and continued construction of latter-stage network.
  • Elimination of level railway crossings, and transformation of rail lines into rapid transit systems, in northern, central, and southern metropolitan areas
  • Electrification and double-tracking of the eastern railway.
  • Purchase of passenger cars for the Neiwan Branch Line of the Taiwan Railway in Hsinchu, the Shalun Branch Line in Tainan, and the East Coast Line
  • Integration of the freeway and expressway systems

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Kaohsiung Free Trade and Ecology Harbor

  • Construction of intercontinental container center at Kaohsiung Harbor
  • Construction of a harbor eco-park and establishment of a marine technology and culture center
  • Transformation of the Qijin area into an international-class marine recreation area
  • Transformation of old harbor areas at Hamaxing, Gushan, and Lingya
  • Expansion of warehousing and logistics facilities at Kaohsiung International Airport, and improvement of peripheral transportation

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Taichung Asia-Pacific Sea-Air Logistics Center

  • Construction of a shipping network linking Taichung Harbor, Taichung Airport, the Central Taiwan Science Park, and Changhua coast to provide the function of an Asia-Pacific sea-air logistics center
  • Expansion of the Central Taiwan International Airport and development of an air cargo terminal
  • Establishment of a warehousing, logistics, and value-added processing zone

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Taoyuan International Aviation City

  • Promotion of the enactment of a Special Act for the Taoyuan Aviation City aimed at transforming Taoyuan International Airport into a 6,150-hectare Asia-Pacific international aviation city
  • Completion of the third terminal in 2018, followed by the fourth terminal and third runway
  • Renovation of Terminal 1
  • Construction of a comprehensive access network for the aviation city

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Intelligent Taiwan

  • Personnel Development
  • Strengthening of education in language and information, elimination of the urban-rural gap and the digital divide, and encouragement of lifetime learning Investment of NT$10 billion per year, or NT$80 billion over the eight-year period, in the implementation of tuition-free high and vocational school, and the improvement of teachers, facilities, and curricula in technical and vocational schools Implementation of the eight-year, NT$80 billion Advance Toward Elite Universities and Educational Excellence plans with the goal of bringing research results up to world standards

  • Cultural and Creative Industries
  • Promotion of the Cultural and Creative Industries Development Act; establishment of cultural, creative, and digital industrial parks; allocation of NT$10 billion from the National Development Fund for start-up investment in enterprises related to cultural and creative industries; earmarking of a budget to provide incentives for operators in the cultural, creative, and digital content industries to engage in international marketing and participate in international exhibitions

  • Development of a World No. 1 Wireless Broadband Country
  • Extension of Taipei’s "Wireless City" experience to all major metropolitan areas throughout the country, with the installation of city-wide wireless Internet connectivity; building of a "wireless freeway" that allows remote areas to enjoy the same wireless services as the cities.

  • Development of an Intelligent Transportation System and Intelligent Living Environment
  • Development of intelligent transportation management; development of intelligent integrated land, sea, and air transportation; development of intelligent logistics and intelligent customs clearance; development of integrated and intelligent ticketing; and development of intelligent medical care, intelligent safety, intelligent funds-flow, and intelligent e-trading

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Industrial Innovation Corridors

  • Taipei-Keelung-Yilan Industrial Innovation Corridor: In addition to the existing Neihu Technology Park and Nangang Software Park, construction of a new Beitou-Shilin Technology Park, Keelung Taipei Consolidated Technology Park, Taipei County Game Industry and Cultural Industrial Park, and Yilan Science Park
  • Taoyuan-Hsinchu-Miaoli Industrial Innovation Corridor: Accelerated development of the Taoyuan Aviation Technology Park, Longtan base of the Hsinchu Science Park, fourth-stage expansion of the Zhunan base, and Tonglo Defense Technology Park; establishment of "international villages" to attract high-level professionals from overseas
  • Taichung-Changhua-Nantou Industrial Innovation Corridor: Establishment of a Changhua base of the Central Taiwan Science Park, and of a Central Taiwan branch of the Industrial Technology Research Institute
  • Yunlin-Chiayi-Tainan Industrial Innovation Corridor: Development of agricultural biotechnology industries southward from the central part of the west coast
  • Kaohsiung-Pingtung-Penghu Industrial Innovation Corridor: Expansion of the Kaohsiung Software Park into an innovative technology R&D park with residents such as branches of major central government research institutions including the Industrial Technology Research Institute and the Institute for Information Industry
  • Hualien-Taitung Industrial Innovation Corridor: Provision of assistance to Hualien County in the establishment of a Stone Art Innovation Park, assistance for the development of the deep ocean water industry on the East Coast, and help for Taitung County in the establishment of a deep ocean water industrial park

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Urban and Industrial Park Renewal

  • Northern Taiwan: Implementation of the Capital Center Historical Preservation and Redevelopment Plan and revitalization of the positioning function, and op the Keelung Railway Station and Harbor Shore Renewal Plan
  • Central Taiwan: Renewal of Zhongxing New Village as a cultural, creative, and high-level R&D Park, and redevelopment of the old site of Shuinan Airport
  • Southern Taiwan: Harbor Shore Redevelopment Plan at the Mouth of the Love River in Kaohsiung City
  • Renewal and development of old industrial zones in northern, central, and southern Taiwan
  • Development of new High Speed Rail stations (Nangang, Miaoli, Changhua, Yunlin) and special station zones

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Agricultural Village Revival

Promotion of enactment of the Agricultural Village Revival Act; allocation of NT$150 billion over 10 years (NT$120 billion over eight years) for implementation of the Agricultural Village Revival Plan, providing care for 600,000 farm families in 4,000 rural communities; establishment of a retirement mechanism for farmers (with the government providing NT$30 billion in interest subsidies); implementation of the Small Landlord, Large Tenant system; encouragement of professional farmers to expand and industrialize their farming operations; and large-scale release of unsuitable farmland under a graded and area management and rational payback mechanism so as to enhance the efficiency of utilization of national land

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Seashore Regeneration

  • Cleaning out of sediment from fishing harbors throughout Taiwan on a regular basis, re-engineering of traditional fishing harbors into modern dual-purpose fishing and tourist harbors, and relaxation of restrictions on coastal yachting activities.
  • Promotion of international investment in the development of coastal scenic spots, and building of coastal living and travel areas; development of cruise-ship tourism and promotion of Kaohsiung, Keelung, and Hualien harbors as ports of call on international cruise routes; and review of protection forests and release of those that present no national security or ecological concerns, so as to enliven the use of coastal land

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Greening Afforestation

Afforestion on 60,000 hectares of flatland within eight years, with the provision of a subsidy of NT$120,000 per hectare per year; and development of three 1,000-hectare flatland forest recreation areas in central and southern Taiwan

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Flood Control and River Rectification

  • Overall review of the eight-year. NT$116 billion flood control plan, strengthening of implementation and evaluation, and increase of budget when necessary
  • Implementation of the Special Act for Gaoping River Rectification, and use of a special fund to control flooding and pollution of the river
  • Strengthened injection of groundwater to improve the land subsidence situation, implementation of a general forest-fire prevention plan, delineation of areas of mudflow danger and environmental sensitivity, and establishment of a mud-flow monitoring and early-warning system
  • Allocation of a four-year budget of NT$50 billion for the rebuilding of aboriginal homelands and the promotion of land conservation

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Sewer Construction

Investment of NT$30 billion per year in the construction of sewer lines so as to raise the sewage connection ratio by 3% per year, and strengthened construction of small-scale sewage systems in remote and mountain areas so as to assure the quality of water sources

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