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  1. In Brief

    Posted Feb 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... per cent thought it was not working well in Hong Kong. Macau plans cross-harbour tunnel A cross-harbour tunnel project is back on the Macau government's agenda after being shelved ...

  2. Schools could cross harbour

    Posted May 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com There is a geographical mismatch between international school places and pupils, the education chief says. More than 4,000 international school places are available in all of Hong Kong, but there are not enough of them on Hong Kon ...

  3. Congestion fee best way to clear roads

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... need to take to them. It is a model Hong Kong's government refuses to implement despite serious congestion on access roads leading to the Cross Harbour Tunnel and deteriorating conditions ...

  4. Are transport costs reasonable?

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... congestion, especially along the cross-harbour tunnels. I don't think the transport fee in Hong Kong is expensive. There are discounts for children, students as well as adults. ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Apr 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There is no cross-harbour taxi stand at the China Hong Kong City ferry terminal interchange. I checked via the Transport Department inquiry hotline and I was told the nearest cross-harbour taxi stand is in Hankow ... and local travellers alike, there is clearly a need to have a cross-harbour taxi stand to meet the needs of people who pass through the ferry terminal every day and who live or work on Hong Kong ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Aug 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are paying no heed to what they ought to have learned in Economics 101 about price elasticity of demand. Here we have in Hong Kong three cross-harbour tunnels- pretty nearly perfect substitutes ... with the imbalance in traffic among the three harbour tunnels. It is ridiculous that the traffic flow is being driven more by toll price than user need. The resulting long queues at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel ...

  7. Government claims on transport subsidies are disingenuous

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pollution- like asthma, respiratory disease and heart disease- are also never considered in any government budget. The government-owned Cross-Harbour Tunnel, through which hundreds of buses commute every day, is priced at a heavy discount compared to commercially operated tunnels to its east and west. It is therefore quite clear that Hong Kong's government can and does subsidise ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Jan 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the three cross-harbour tunnels, for a short period, to test the effect on traffic flow. Airport sets passenger record Hong Kong International Airport reported record passenger throughput of 47.8 ...

  9. Rail bridge would be far better way to move people and freight

    Posted Jul 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... isn't it done with the cross-harbour tunnels? I disagree with your correspondent when he says that the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge was not designed to move 'more cars around the Pearl ... is that changing trains in Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai is not convenient for passengers. Another argument is that the gradient for the tunnel and bridges would be too steep for cargo trains. Any referral ...

  10. Make trampling of public interest an election issue

    Posted Aug 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'High toll of price distortion' (July 27), went unnoticed by the transport department in terms of a response. He perfectly described the fact that tolls for the Cross-Harbour Tunnel ... that there is an 'overriding need' for the Central Harbour Reclamation. If our tunnels were used efficiently, there would be no need to have more roads leading to the Cross-Harbour Tunnel because traffic patterns ...




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