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  1. Legco presidency not for transport legislator

    Posted Aug 27th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong. Ms Lau, who has represented the transport sector since 1991, said her priority if re-elected would be working to strengthen ... constituency and leave the seat to others who really care for the industry,' said Mr Tam, a director of the Hong Kong Waste Management Association. The Legco president is expected to remain ...

  2. Floods show need for transport investment, says DAB

    Posted Jun 14th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The transport network in the western New Territories, and especially links to the airport, should be improved quickly to avoid a repeat of last week's chaos when widespread flooding and landslides blocked roads, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong said yesterday. The DAB released a proposal on ways to improve the network ...

  3. Better cross-boundary transport facilities are essential for HK

    Posted Jan 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... if it does not beef up cross-boundary transport facilities. In order to further secure Hong Kong's position as a leading financial and economic hub, we have to integrate ourselves ... I share wholeheartedly Victor Fung Kwok-king's concern over Hong Kong's position as a major financial and economic centre ('HK must mesh with mainland rail network or else, ...

  4. Transport link

    Posted Mar 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The green light has now been given to a bridge linking Hong Kong, Macau and Zuhai. Do you support the project and, if so, what benefits do you think it will bring to the Pearl River Delta? Write to us. ...

  5. Public transport concessionary fares for the disabled are not much to ask

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For example, registered disabled citizens in London receive a free travel pass on local public transport. Today, in Hong Kong, a variety of groups representing the needs of the disabled in our city, ... in mind) should support this request. Surely that is the least this city, which can well afford it, should do for our disabled citizens? Paul Surtees, honorary fund-raising ambassador, Hong Kong ...

  6. Should seatbelts be mandatory on all forms of transport?

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Wu, Esther Pang

    ... of transport. For instance, how are we going to introduce seatbelts to the MTR, one of the most widely used forms of transport in Hong Kong? City-dwellers like you and me know very well how painful ... of the city's population on the roads, and so many impatient drivers around, transport isn't as safe as we might think. Examples of the potential dangers of transport can be seen on the news every ...

  7. Government claims on transport subsidies are disingenuous

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's ferry services have apparently been losing money for some time and some communities are calling for government support to maintain regular transport links, which ... public transport and has done so for a very long time. Finally, if we must have this expensive Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge inflicted on us, the provision of the Lantau park-and-ride is the only ...

  8. Transport deal won't hurt HK, says Taipei

    Posted Dec 12th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... transport links on Hong Kong's economy, as the island's relations with the city have improved sharply this year. 'I don't think the impact will be that strong. So far, only 10 ... and airlines in Hong Kong have expressed concern at the direct transport agreement set to be passed by the Taiwanese legislature today in order to become effective next Monday. 'Even ...

  9. Lantau bridge project is not best way to improve transport links

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... extravagance. The most suitable location for a bridge is from Shekou near the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Bay border crossing bridge, and then across to Zhuhai and Zhongshan, connecting to the existing national ... a Lantau-Zhuhai rail tunnel. For added benefit the line could also connect to Hong Kong airport for both air cargo and travellers. The sea cargo infrastructure of small feeder ships between the main ...

  10. Disabled seek transport discount

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... on low incomes or unemployed, and some might need to spend HK$400 to HK$500 a month on transport. He said research by the University of Hong Kong last year had found the half-fare arrangement would encourage more disabled people and their families to travel, which would bring more income to the companies. Paul Surtees, honorary fund-raising ambassador of the Hong Kong Federation ...




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