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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Drivers facing three more years of jams in Cross-Harbour Tunnel

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 12:01am by Ada Lee and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... Ada Lee and Cheung Chi-fai After years of study and consultation, officials decide to take no action, leading to charges that the transport minister ‘lacks political courage’ Tunnel drivers face three more years of jams Drivers will have to put up with at least three more years of jams in the Cross-Harbour Tunnel after the government shelved plans to redistribute traffic ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Action soon on plan to cut congestion at Cross-Harbour Tunnel

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Action soon on plan to cut tunnel congestion Plans for a one-year trial aimed at cutting congestion in the Cross-Harbour Tunnel will be published for public ... to Cha Kwo Ling. A consultant's report in 2010 said such an arrangement could divert 4,300 of the 120,000 vehicles passing through the government-owned Cross-Harbour Tunnel each day ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Cross-harbour tolls must tackle all traffic, experts say

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee, Anita Lam

    ... for adjusting tunnel tolls to ease cross-harbour congestion, the one which exempts public transport will be the most popular, but not most effective, experts have warned. Truck drivers have also ... options in a consultation document, under which tolls on the Eastern Harbour Crossing would fall while those on the Cross-Harbour Tunnel rose. The first option decreases car tolls by HK$5 ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Plans for toll rises to cut queues at Cross-Harbour Tunnel revealed

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... at tunnel revealed Three options for toll increases at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel have been proposed that could ease peak-hour congestion by up to 40 per cent. The options were detailed in a government consultation document released yesterday. All three would mean toll increases at the jammed Cross-Harbour Tunnel, from Hung Hom to Causeway Bay, and toll cuts at the Eastern Harbour ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Cross-harbour tunnel tolls may be tweaked to ease traffic congestion

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi-fai and Ada Lee

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Ada Lee Tunnel toll tweaks eyed to ease jams Drivers could face a HK$5 increase in the toll for the Cross-Harbour Tunnel, with a corresponding HK$5 reduction ... for private cars to use the Cross-Harbour Tunnel, from Hung Hom to Causeway Bay, from HK$20 to HK$25, and decreasing that for using the eastern crossing, from Quarry Bay to Cha Kwo Ling, from HK$25 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Cross-harbour tunnel traffic reduction plans unveiled

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 05:21pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit The government on Friday unveiled three plans to cut congestion at the Hung Hom Cross-Harbour Tunnel, aiming to reduce through traffic by 30 to 40 per cent. The plans all involve diverting traffic by raising the toll at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel and cutting it at the Eastern Harbour Crossing. Under the first plan, the private car toll in Hung Hom will increase ...

  7. Government must act to regulate cross-harbour traffic

    Posted Aug 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Since the Western Harbour Tunnel Company announced an increase in its tunnel fees, various proposals have been made to improve the traffic flow at the three cross-harbour tunnels. We should start with the basic principle of supply and demand. Taking central Kowloon and Wan Chai as the base locations, the Cross-Harbour Tunnel is the most convenient and its toll should ...

  8. Barrier trials busy as Cross-Harbour Tunnel

    Posted Sep 24th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... arrivals (March-April) are starting to appear at barrier trials. There may have been a shortfall at the three race meetings, so far, but the trials have been as busy as the Cross-Harbour Tunnel ...

  9. Increasing cross-harbour toll will not ease tunnel congestion

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

    ... With the recent toll increases imposed at the Western Harbour Tunnel, more drivers will choose not to use it. Instead, they will cause even further congestion at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel ... their commute to work is convenience. They would not stop using the Cross-Harbour Tunnel because it became more expensive. The primary centres of business in Hong Kong are located in Central, Wan Chai, ...

  10. Same tolls for tunnels can ease cross-harbour congestion

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ('Transport minister rejects tunnels buyout', October 25). This is despite the fact that congestion at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel has been a problem for decades. The Western Harbour Tunnel ... cross-harbour tunnels. Our government came up with an agreement that favoured the Western crossing operators. Therefore, the Western Harbour Tunnel Company does not have to try to attract more traffic ...




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