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  1. Letters

    Posted Mar 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... security measures and decide if any of them need to be tightened. Sharon Li, Kowloon Tong F1 is hi-tech motor madness I read Peter Sherwood's letter about Formula One motor racing 'burning oil' gratuitously and adding to global warming ('Motor racing irresponsible', March 24). That is only part of the mindless environmental damage done by motor racing, which ...

  2. KMB chief reassures passengers after crashes

    Posted Feb 21st 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The Kowloon Motor Bus chief expressed concern over bus safety after two of its double-deckers were involved in accidents in the space of four days, leaving one person dead and over a dozen injured. 'KMB always puts passenger safety first,' KMB's senior executive director John Chan Cho-chak said after officiating at the Chinese New Year Race Day at Sha ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    KMB to bump up fares by 4.9pc, citing financial squeeze

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Beginning next month, trips on city's largest bus operator will rise by as much as 40 cents, but that may not be enough to turn its books around KMB to bump fares 4.9pc, citing financial squeeze About three out of four Kowloon Motor Bus passengers will face fare increases of up to 40 HK cents per trip next month, after the bus operator received ...

  4. Kowloon Motor Bus in for a rough ride

    Posted Sep 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kelvin Wong Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) is predicting a tough business environment in the second half amid intense competition from other forms of public transport and rising costs caused by high oil prices. 'We expect the ridership of the group's franchised public bus business will continue to be adversely affected by the Kowloon-Canton Railway (KCR) West Rail ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Councillors put brakes on plan to rejig bus routes

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... was submitted by the Transport Department and Kowloon Motor Bus. In Fanling yesterday, members of the North District Council generally supported the plan covering 22 bus routes, but were unhappy about ... that a service that wasn't being used at full capacity would unnecessarily add to traffic congestion and air pollution. Mark Savelli, transport development director of Kowloon Motor Bus, said ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    KMB seeks 8.5pc fare hike as losses mount

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 07:41pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit Kowloon Motor Bus, the city’s largest franchise bus operator, on Thursday applied for an 8.5 per cent fare rise for next year. The proposed increase would be higher than this year’s inflation, which was between 1.6 per cent and 6.1 per cent. It will require approval from the government. KMB posted a loss of HK$15.2 million in the first half of this year. It said ...

  7. KMB chief elected chairman of Jockey Club

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Newly elected Hong Kong Jockey Club chairman John Chan Cho-chak says the 'race against time' to finish equestrian facilities for the 2008 Beijing Olympics is his greatest immediate task. 'We have a race against time with the construction of the facilities for the Olympics and there is not a moment to be lost,' the Kowloon Motor Bus managing ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Mass transit in Hong Kong is moving with the times

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... The bus fleet, too, will have very important, if changing, roles. Kowloon Motor Bus, to take the most prominent example, has seen passenger numbers decline by some 16 per cent over a 10-year ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Sep 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Should children be allowed back onto racecourses It is unfortunate that Talkback writer Fok Chun-kit is out of touch with reality. He claims that horse racing is purely for gambling, so ... to the starting gates, stand in awe as they race down the home stretch and cover my ears at the thunderous roar of the crowd. Riding a horse is almost an impossibility in Hong Kong, so to be able ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Some KMB routes inefficient

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... With a more efficient network, KMB can help cut pollution I refer to the letter by Wendy Cheung Wing ("Bus fares hike will hit poorest the hardest", March 1) which questioned the need for KMB to raise fares. KMB fully realises that it is not an ...




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