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  1. City Briefs

    Posted Jun 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... More bicycle parking Extra bicycle parking spaces will be provided in Yuen Long and Tung Chung, and near Tsuen Wan MTR and West Rail stations, to combat the high number of abandoned bikes and unauthorised parking. The government said 172 bikes were confiscated in the areas last year. ...

  2. Cyclists lose out as MTR stands firm on bike ban

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... on bicycles lifted. The cyclists want to travel on the rail transport system with their bikes at least during off-peak hours. But the MTRC will not budge on its position that the only acceptable kind of bicycles allowed are those that can be folded into a size of 80cm by 60cm by 30cm- the standard limit for all carry-on luggage. 'We are not just targeting bicycles,' spokeswoman Catherine ...

  3. MTRC 'unwilling to compromise on ban'

    Posted May 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Cycling enthusiasts have criticised the MTR Corporation for its unwillingness to compromise in talks aimed at reversing a ban on bicycles being carried on trains. The ban ... cycling groups said they were disappointed with the officials' unwillingness to compromise despite being presented with several proposals to allow bicycles back on trains, including ...

  4. talk back

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Should bicycles be allowed on the MTR? As a long-time bicycle rider in Britain, I had to give up my favourite form of transportation when I moved to Hong Kong four years ago. To be honest, I didn't even know bicycles were allowed in the city. But I noticed the angry looks from fellow MTR passengers when I pushed my way onto the train with my baby in his pushchair. ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Feb 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Should bicycles be allowed on the MTR? The ban by the MTR against cyclists is ridiculous. Arson is far more likely to be committed by others than by someone carrying a bicycle onto ... is banning bicycles. Typically we do not travel during rush hours, we are considerate of other passengers and we are responsible individuals. If nothing else, I ask the MTR Corporation, a public ...

  6. Talkback

    Posted May 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... How can Hong Kong promote safe cycling? As a Dutchman who grew up with a bicycle, it is sad to read the reports of children dying in bicycle accidents for the wrong reasons. More ... O and Tung Chung, the distances between facilities are large and the land is flat. The bicycle is an obvious (clean and sustainable) and increasingly popular mode of transport to get to and from ...

  7. Talkback

    Posted Feb 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Should bicycles be allowed on the MTR? Since an accident four years ago left me paralysed, I have travelled out to Tung Chung on the MTR to watch the cyclists train almost every Sunday. ... of transport. Two weeks ago, the MTRC placed a ban on the carriage of bicycles on trains. Cyclists around Hong Kong are outraged because it limits their training to the bus-serviced roads near Stanley ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Problems with oversized luggage could lead to serious confrontation on MTR

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... not exceed this limit. However, the MTR has abandoned any pretence of enforcing this restriction, except when it comes to Hong Kong people transporting a bicycle. Otherwise, how can traders ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Mar 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... bicycle ban? I write to respond to the letter from Miranda Leung of the MTRC. With respect, I do not agree that the MTRC needs to put a blanket ban on bicycles in order to achieve a balance ... Chung line has shown bicycles being taken at less congested times creates no problems. Looking from another angle, travelling with bicycles on the KCRC is permitted upon the payment of $20 ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 15, 2013

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Could the MTR Corporation please advise the logic of having to remove the front wheel of a bicycle before being allowed to travel on its trains. Having to balance the bike vertically ...




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