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  1. Half Shenzhen's buses to be electric or hybrid

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com In a bid to become China's electric vehicle capital, Shenzhen has set a goal to replace more than 50 per cent of its combustion engine buses with electric ... and a further 2,000 were planned for this year. Shenzhen's transport commission said earlier that the city planned to put on the road 5,000 hybrid and 1,000 electric buses, and 3,000 electric ...

  2. Buses go-slow in border ban protest

    Posted Jun 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to cross-border flow was also subject to agreement with the Shenzhen authority. 'We understand that the Shenzhen authority will not let non-franchised buses operate at the crossing now. Without their corresponding co-ordination and services, it is inappropriate to allow these buses,' he said. Under the government plan, only taxis, minibuses, franchised buses and cross-boundary buses ...

  3. Hongkongers caught up in attack on buses

    Posted Apr 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the shuttle buses were popular but there was little the council could do to help ensure passenger safety. ...

  4. Passengers see red over service shake-up

    Posted Aug 17th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Dozens of passengers, waiting under the sun in Mongkok yesterday, were angry at long queues for cross-border buses on the first day the government cut services by 40 per cent. ... bus services, but buses should be more frequent.' Passengers blamed the Transport Department for cutting the number of buses. They said before the new scheme, they could get on the buses ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... since its establishment in 1988. Buses may be allowed to enter checkpoint interchanges The government is considering allowing school buses to enter public transport interchanges at border checkpoints on a limited scale to pick up students before and after school. Currently, school buses are not allowed to pick up students at Lok Ma Chau and Shenzhen Bay control points. The government ...

  6. Shenzhen plans to ease bus traffic

    Posted Mar 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong legislator who met senior border control officials in Shenzhen, said it was uncertain if the proposal could help resolve the dispute over the ban on short-distance cross-border buses. 'The streamlining will smooth traffic but they won't guarantee that the buses would be allowed to operate inside the checkpoint after the measure is implemented,' Mr Lau said. He has ...

  7. Drivers protest over border-crossing closure

    Posted May 24th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok About 400 drivers from a private-car owners' association staged a slow-drive protest in Sheung Shui to urge the Hong Kong and Shenzhen governments to allow cars with no passengers to use the Man Kam To border crossing. It was closed on February 22 for 21/2 years due to renovation on the Shenzhen side. Clearance services for passengers on cross-boundary buses ...

  8. VisionChina seeks more exposure in major cities

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... Sherman So VisionChina Media, the largest mainland provider of LCD advertising panels on buses, has set aggressive expansion goals after listing on the Nasdaq in December. But can ... major cities, including Beijing, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. In addition to buses, Ms Liu said the company wanted to target 'all cities with subways'. VisionChina only has screens ...

  9. Schools to delay start times to help Shenzhen pupils avoid rush hour

    Posted Jul 04th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Territories. Officials also told lawmakers they were considering allowing cross-border school buses to shuttle students directly between Shenzhen and schools in Hong Kong. This was in response ... will shoulder the responsibility?' Mr Cheung said. Social welfare sector legislator Fernando Cheung Chiu-hung demanded the government provide designated cross-border buses for the pupils. 'It ...

  10. Shenzhen-HK commuter pupils need more help, say legislators

    Posted Jul 04th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... the government make provision for designated cross-border buses for the pupils. 'It will help these children a lot, as they don't have to change buses so many times on their way to school. Parents will also feel more secure,' he said. Ms Cheung said the government was considering allowing cross-border school buses to shuttle students directly between Shenzhen and schools ...




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