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  1. Study on congestion, cross-harbour tolls

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The government will commission a consultancy study this month to study how the issues of congestion and different tolls at the three cross-harbour tunnels can be addressed. The chief executive said simply adjusting the tolls of the three crossings would not solve the congestion problem; good road links to the crossings, including the delayed Central-Wan Chai bypass ...

  2. Planned projects on both sides of harbour ensure congestion

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cross-harbour tunnels will not only help to balance cross-harbour traffic on the Hong Kong side but also cross-harbour traffic in Kowloon. It will also relieve the congestion at the Kowloon end of the Cross-Harbour Tunnel, which charges the cheapest toll. Furthermore, vehicles travelling from Kowloon to Aberdeen, Wah Fu Estate, Cyberport, Pok Fu Lam, Kennedy Town and Western district can then use ...

  3. Government should experiment with same toll for three tunnels

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government's proposed solution to the cross-harbour traffic imbalance as reported in your article ('Bypass won't match tunnel's capacity', November 10) ... congested Cross-Harbour Tunnel at Wan Chai. It is an indisputable fact that this traffic imbalance is causing the traffic jams. Therefore, the problem is with the western tunnel toll ...

  4. Rail link affected by harbour ruling

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Construction of the cross-harbour section of the Sha Tin-Central rail line may be further delayed as a result of last week's ruling against temporary reclamation ... traffic congestion in Causeway Bay, Wan Chai and Central. But the rail link would be affected since building the city's fourth cross- harbour tunnel required land on the harbourfront, ...

  5. Time for more drastic measures to reduce congestion

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

    ... At present, long queues of traffic heading towards the Cross Harbour Tunnel, which is the most convenient link between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon, is a major cause of congestion. But the Western Harbour Crossing, which charges higher tolls than the Cross Harbour Tunnel, is seriously underutilised. Officials said they had considered adopting equal tolls for both tunnels but concluded ...

  6. Surveyors urge public to say no to bypass plan

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... for our tunnels. The busiest tunnel is the Cross-Harbour Tunnel, which is the cheapest,' said Mr Nissim, who is also a project planning manager for Sun Hung Kai Properties. The toll fees for private cars and light goods vehicles using the government-owned Cross-Harbour Tunnel are $20 and $15 respectively, while the corresponding fees for the privately owned Western Harbour Crossing ...


    Posted Oct 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... (phase 2) Size: 28.5 hectares Purpose: To accommodate Central-Wan Chai bypass; public squares and marina; MTR North Hong Kong Island line expansion; fourth cross-harbour rail tunnel. Status: ...

  8. Harbour committee weighs up three tunnel options for easing congestion

    Posted May 07th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... the Central-Wan Chai Bypass, would emerge at the cargo handling area near the Cross-Harbour Tunnel in Causeway Bay. A flyover would be above the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club and connect with the Eastern ... Chloe Lai A section of the Eastern Corridor would have to be demolished if Hong Kong adopted a long underwater tunnel to solve traffic congestion in Wan Chai and Causeway Bay, members ...

  9. Holistic approach needed on harbour and traffic

    Posted Aug 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of vehicles making their way to Kowloon through the Cross-Harbour Tunnel. Unless some of this traffic is redirected to other tunnels by manipulating the tolls of all three harbour crossings, ... to try to build a road tunnel under newly reclaimed land between Central and Causeway Bay without filling up too much of our beautiful harbour. At first glance, the new plan is an improvement ...

  10. Activists demand better co-ordination on projects

    Posted May 25th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Harbour conservation activists are calling for better co-ordination of major infrastructure projects after the MTR Corporation admitted that plans for a cross-harbour rail tunnel ... that the project might be delayed by the ruling, as building the tunnel required land on the waterfront. Lam Chan, projects communications manager for the MTR Corp, said the proposed design ...




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