October 01, 2023

North Korea’s iconic traffic ladies mostly disappear from Pyongyang streets

Leadership concerned over the wellbeing of traffic officers in winter cold and summer heat, some sources say

Pyongyang's famous traffic ladies have mostly disappeared from intersections throughout the city, multiple informed sources have indicated to NK News.

The female traffic officers appear to have been replaced at the vast majority of Pyongyang intersections by male traffic officials or, in some places, new sets of traffic lights, NK News understands.