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  1. London ranked above HK in transport poll

    Posted Oct 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chester Yung A survey that voted London as having the best public transport system in the world has been greeted with disbelief in Hong Kong- which ranked fifth. A survey carried out ... and Hong Kong. Los Angeles was voted as having the worst public transport. Travel Industry Council executive director Joseph Tung Yao-chung said he was shocked Hong Kong had 'only ranked ...

  2. Do you prefer private or public transport?

    Posted Apr 04th 2005, 12:00am by Oliver Kwan, Pulcheria Chung

    ... and the fares are cheap. I would not buy a car because petrol prices in Hong Kong are among the highest in the world and there is also a problem finding parking space. The registration fees and car park charges are high. Moreover, vehicle exhaust fumes is one of the main causes of Hong Kong's deteriorating air quality. If we care about our city, we should use public transport. Oliver Kwan, ...

  3. Are transport costs reasonable?

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... of the MTR and KCR. I believe the transportation system will be more developed when the rail network reaches the southern part of Hong Kong Island. I like to take a ferry across the harbour. It is fast, cheap and comfortable. Winnie Kwok, 18 Top tunes: Pop The transport fees in Hong Kong are reasonable, although it may be a little expensive when you travel to remote areas, such as the New ...

  4. Transport watchdog backs bypass tunnel

    Posted May 18th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai A tunnel that would need 15.5 hectares of land reclaiming from Victoria Harbour and cost $20 billion to build is the preferred option of the transport watchdog for the controversial Central-Wan Chai bypass. The Transport Advisory Committee said yesterday that it had chosen the plan over two other tunnel options because it was the cheapest and required the least ...

  5. Hong Kong needs infrastructure to stay world class

    Posted Aug 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their aspirations, values and identity. Public works therefore are essential to ensure that Hong Kong remains a world-class city. While a population forecast indicates slowing growth, the tourism industry ... be directed to the government's short-sighted measures to stem the budget deficit and so undermine the foundations of Hong Kong's aspirations, values and identity. RICHARD KO, honorary ...

  6. Pedestrian crossing moved at behest of Cheung Kong

    Posted Feb 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... eastward and closer to the Cheung Kong Centre, but further away from the building's exit for cars. A spokeswoman for the Transport Department said the relocation was no more than a restoration ... were all rejected by the Transport Department. Cheung Kong did not respond to inquiries from the Post. Kam Nai-wai, a Central and Western district councillor, said he knew nothing about ...

  7. Crack on MTR line slows up rush hour

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... the size of the crack and what had caused it had yet to be determined and a detailed investigation would be carried out. Edmund Leung Kwong-ho, former president of the Hong Kong Institution ...

  8. Admiralty MTR due for facelift

    Posted Nov 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Office workers in Admiralty will lose one of their favourite lunchtime hangouts for the next few years, when Harcourt Garden closes to make way for construction of the Admiralty MTR station extension. The garden, which is located on top of the ...

  9. More standing room, fewer seats as MTR trains refitted

    Posted Aug 17th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... of 28.23 million in the first half from a year ago, Transport Department figures showed. Developments at new towns in Kowloon and the New Territories, such as MTR property Lohas Park, have put more ... run at intervals of under two minutes. Wong Kwok-hing, a lawmaker on Legco's transport panel and regular train user, said the MTR Corp should devise other ways to increase capacity ...

  10. Different site for escalator proposed

    Posted Apr 06th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, agreed Pound Lane was a better alternative. In 2007, a few council members asked for an additional link to the existing one at Shelley Street, but they proposed ... by public transport. 'An escalator at Pound Lane would serve more people and it could lead up to the busy Bonham Road,' she said, adding that the government should not relax building ...




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