【Let's use public transportation! Shisei Dayori June 2023 (1)】
When the number of people using public transportation
increases, there are many benefits, such as alleviating traffic congestion,
creating bustle in the town, promoting exchanges between regions, and reducing
● 5 benefits of using public transportation
1. earth friendly
There are various ways to reduce carbon dioxide, which
causes global warming, but it is said that ``reducing the chances of getting in
a car'' is the most effective.
2. gentle on the body
If you use public
transport, you will have to walk to the stop, so it is said that just using
public transport instead of driving for an hour will more than double your
3. traffic friendly
One bus can carry
50 people, but if you put two people in each car, it will be 25. Reducing the
number of times people use their cars will help reduce traffic congestion.
4. budget friendly
A fare is required to ride public transportation. But if
you add up the various maintenance costs such as gasoline costs, insurance,
taxes, etc., public transportation may actually be more economical.
Five. family friendly
The proportion of accidents in which the elderly are the
primary parties in all traffic accidents is on the rise. Maintaining public
transportation that supports local life will lead to a smooth return of
licenses and peace of mind for families.
【Confirm evacuation behavior again before the rainy season! Shisei Dayori June 2023 (2)】
point 1: Is vertical evacuation possible?
point 2: Is there a place to evacuate other than the evacuation center?
point 3: Are the preparations for disaster prevention goods complete?
*When using the shelter, please bring food, drinks,
blankets, and warm clothes.
point 4: How to obtain correct disaster information?
We will transmit disaster information by the following
●Disaster prevention administrative radio
●Kumamoto City Homepage
● Fire department
●Kumamoto City disaster information email
●Emergency alert emails from mobile phone companies
●Kumamoto City Emergency Announcement Radio
● Kumamoto City Official LINE, Twitter
〇 Be sure to
evacuate with alert level 4 "evacuation order"!
In the event of a disaster, we will announce the “alert
level” that will be the criteria for everyone to evacuate. When "Alert
Level 4 Evacuation Order" is issued at the latest, let's all evacuate from
【Priority Support Benefits for Soaring Prices of Electricity, Gas, Food, etc. Shise Dayori June 2023 (3)】
□ Subsidized households
(1) Households exempted from municipal inhabitant tax per
capita rate for all households in FY2022 (R4 inhabitant tax exempt households)
(2) Households exempt from per capita rate of municipal
inhabitant tax for all households in 2023 (excluding (1)) (R5 inhabitant tax
(3) In addition to (1) and (2), households that
unexpectedly experienced a sudden change in household finances after January
2023 and are recognized as having the same circumstances as the households in
(1) and (2) (households with sudden changes in household finances in fiscal
□ How to apply
[R4 resident tax exempt household] * No procedure
From late May, we will send notifications of payment
sequentially to households that received the Emergency Support Benefits for
High Prices of Electricity, Gas, Food, etc. that were paid in 2022 among (1).
[R5 Resident tax exempt households / households with
sudden changes in household finances]
Please wait for a while as we will start sending and
accepting application documents in order from mid-July.
【The fare of the streetcar will change from June! Shisei Dayori June 2023 (4)】
The Kumamoto City Tram has maintained a fare of 170 yen
even after the consumption tax hike in 2019, but in response to the recent
corona vortex and soaring electricity costs, the fare will be reduced as
follows from June 1st. We will revise as follows. We apologize for the
inconvenience, but we ask for your understanding.
* Until May 31, 2020 (Wednesday)
Adult fare: 170 yen uniform
Child fare: 90 yen uniform
*From Thursday, June 1, 2023
Adult fare: 180 yen uniform
Child fare: 90 yen uniform
【June is the deadline for the first period of municipal and prefectural tax. Shisei Dayori June 2023 (5)】
The deadline is June 30th. Please pay by the due date.
For payment of city tax, please use the convenient account transfer/automatic
payment. If you prefer, please pay at a nearby financial institution, post
office, or online.
For details, go to the Kumamoto City website