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  1. Enough tunnel vision

    Posted Nov 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... C. K. Lau What if tolls at the government-owned Cross-Harbour Tunnel (CHT) were raised? This is one question that Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen has asked the public to consider ... congestion caused by an uneven distribution of traffic between the three harbour tunnels. Legislator Albert Chan Wai-yip, vice-chairman of the Legislative Council's transport panel, has even ...

  2. The high toll of price distortion

    Posted Jul 27th 2004, 12:00am by Robert Wilson

    ... Robert Wilson Excessively low tolls at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel are distorting traffic patterns, adding to congestion, increasing pollution and health costs, and providing invalid justification for plans to build more roads along the harbourfront. Of the three harbour tunnels, the Cross-Harbour Tunnel provides the highest number of convenient connections, the Eastern Harbour ...

  3. 2 hurt as truck tips over and hits bus near tunnel

    Posted Oct 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang Two people were injured yesterday when a truck overturned and skidded into a bus at the entrance to the Cross-Harbour Tunnel. The accident occurred in front ... night. The other passenger was discharged after treatment to his foot. The police said no passengers on the bus were hurt. Traffic through the Cross Harbour tunnel was affected for about half ...

  4. Why not test tunnel traffic flow?

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

    ... I refer to the issue of cross-harbour tunnel tolls. On behalf of Clear the Air environmental group, I was present at Legco's recent public hearings on the controversial plan for the Central-Wan Chai bypass. The Transport Department claims that equalising the tolls would only switch 2 per cent of the traffic that now goes through the Central Harbour Tunnel to the Western Harbour ...

  5. Wasted day out for all the family

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo This government has often gone out of its way to encourage wholesome public outings for whole families. This open-day event on March 13 and 14- posted on a giant billboard outside the Causeway Bay Cross Harbour Tunnel- is run by the Drainage Services Department so we can see its state-of-the-art sewerage processing plant on Stonecutter's Island. A rare opportunity to see ...

  6. Cross-harbour buses to run- for now

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam But many fear they will be banned soon after the new Ma On Shan rail link opens Cross-harbour buses from Ma On Shan will continue at least temporarily after the new rail link ... 13 minutes less than on cross-harbour buses, which charge 80 cents more. Mr Ip said residents of Sha Tin and Ma On Shan would enjoy more public transport choices after the line opened. ...

  7. Cross-harbour bus plan reconsidered

    Posted Jun 30th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo Faced with opposition from Ma On Shan residents, the government has told legislators it is reconsidering its plan to cancel cross-harbour bus routes serving the new town which will compete with the KCR's Ma On Shan rail line. Instead, it was considering reducing bus frequencies to avoid giving the new rail line too much competition, said Arthur Ho Kin-wah, deputy ...

  8. Talkback

    Posted Apr 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with some entertainment for children (but no tacky shops), trees and gardens, while keeping out the intrusion of roads by use of overheads and tunnels on existing roads. I mean, how hard is this? ...

  9. Need for MTR extension doubted

    Posted Mar 09th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... feeder line from Yau Ma Tei to Whampoa Garden would help reduce future competition between the two operators on cross-harbour commutes is a strange idea, given there will only be one ... existing cross-harbour traffic. 'You have to remember that the Sha Tin-Central project came about because the government wanted some degree of direct competition between the two rail ...

  10. City Briefs

    Posted Jun 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a total jail time of three years and four months. three hurt in crash in cross-harbour tunnel An off-duty policeman and two other men were injured when his car collided with a goods van in the Cross-Harbour Tunnel. The constable, 28, reportedly lost control of his car, which crossed lanes and hit the van. The three were treated in Eastern Hospital. ...




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