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  1. Dirty buses off the road in four years

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Three bus companies are expected to replace 700 polluting buses, offer more fare concessions and make space for foldable bicycles after being granted new 10-year ... was whether the bus companies could provide efficient services.' The operators agreed to replace a total of 700 buses with buses meeting the latest Euro V emissions standards by 2016. Many buses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/999147/dirty-buses-road-four-years
  2. Buses destroyed in suspected arson

    Posted Sep 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police are treating as arson a fire which badly damaged four double-decker buses early yesterday. Fire crews and police rushed to a bus terminus in Tsz Wan Shan, east Kowloon, after one of the vehicles was spotted ablaze around 4.30am. The flames quickly spread to three other buses, burning one down to its frame. All four were owned by KMB. Wong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/978975/buses-destroyed-suspected-arson
  3. Government can curb pollution by buying state-of-the-art buses

    Posted Jan 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sources', December 22), outlined several initiatives announced by the chief executive aimed at reducing pollution from buses. Mr Pang noted buses are the main source of emissions in our densest ... had a habit of covering their mouths when buses passed. What did they hope to prevent? Did they think their fingers could filter bus exhausts? Besides, I thought, the pollution wasn't ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734685/government-can-curb-pollution-buying-state-art-buses
  4. Woman killed, 14 injured as two shuttle buses crash in Tung Chung

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Simpson Cheung

    ... Clifford Lo and Simpson Cheung A driver was arrested after a woman was killed and 14 people were injured in a crash that police say may have happened as the drivers of two shuttle buses serving the same luxury estate vied for the most favourable route at an intersection. One of the buses, serving Caribbean Coast on Lantau, fell on its side after being hit from behind by the other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/733026/woman-killed-14-injured-two-shuttle-buses-crash-tung-chung
  5. Buses blamed for 'bad or awful' air quality

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan More than 40 per cent of newsvendors on Nathan Road suffer from bronchitis or nasal allergies, and most blame exhaust fumes from the buses that ply the busy thoroughfare. ... or awful' and a similar number pointed the finger of blame at exhaust fumes from buses, especially those with air conditioning. A vendor who has been running his news-stand for 15 years in Yau Ma ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/693852/buses-blamed-bad-or-awful-air-quality
  6. Four hurt as buses collide in Kwai Chung

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But At least four people were injured when a Kowloon Motor Bus double-decker and a red minibus collided in Kwai Chung at about midnight last night. The windscreens of both buses were shattered in the crash. The injured were admitted to hospital. It was the second such accident in two days in the same district. Thirty-one people were injured in Saturday's collision ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/665175/four-hurt-buses-collide-kwai-chung
  7. Ferries and buses to be diverted for Games' opening ceremony

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Tens of thousands of ferry and bus passengers will have to take alternative transport when Victoria Harbour is sealed off for three hours for the opening ceremony of the East Asian Games on Saturday night. The government said yesterday that 14 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/700004/ferries-and-buses-be-diverted-games-opening-ceremony
  8. Cutting back buses to improve air only encourages more cars

    Posted Sep 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong government has for the past few years been keen to reduce the number of buses entering busy streets, because buses with diesel engines contribute to the city's serious air pollution problem. As I have observed, however, this policy has proved to be seriously flawed. Reducing the number of buses in busy areas means reducing the number of public transport ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654398/cutting-back-buses-improve-air-only-encourages-more-cars
  9. Buses can handle evacuation, says Equestrian Company

    Posted Aug 07th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee The Equestrian Company says it has enough buses to quickly evacuate spectators from the Sha Tin Olympic equestrian venue in an emergency. Keith Chau Cho-kei, the company's senior manager, said it would arrange for 75 shuttle buses to transport spectators between University MTR station and the Sha Tin venue during the Olympic and Paralympic equestrian events. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/648185/buses-can-handle-evacuation-says-equestrian-company
  10. Teenager thrown into nullah after buses collide

    Posted Oct 21st 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... station, was not equipped with passenger seat belts. The law requires all public light buses registered on or after August 1, 2004 to be fitted with seat belts. Police were investigating if either ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/612314/teenager-thrown-nullah-after-buses-collide

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