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  1. 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 ...

  2. Cross-Harbour tunnel rush hours

    Posted May 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cross-Harbour Tunnel traffic returns to normal. AFTERNOON 4.30pm Queue on Hong Kong Island stretches to the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. But traffic is smooth on Kowloon side. 5pm ... University. 7.30pm Cross-harbour traffic returns to normal. ...

  3. 50pc toll cut urged for driver-only vehicles

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the congested government-run Cross-Harbour Tunnel. The chairman of the Taxi and Public Light Bus Concern Group, Lai Ming-hung, described his group's proposal as a win-win solution that could both ease jams in the Cross-Harbour Tunnel and save drivers time. About 1.05 million taxis a month pass through the Cross-Harbour Tunnel, which charges HK$10 for a one-way trip between Hung Hom ...

  4. Tunnel toll rise 'best way to beat congestion'

    Posted Mar 29th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Planning expert feels government will not act for fear of Legco backlash Raising tolls for the Cross-Harbour Tunnel is the best way to deal with the worsening traffic congestion, experts ... are never popular, so politicians and senior government officials have to almost be forced into accepting them even when, as now, the public recognise that [toll] increases at the Cross-Harbour ...

  5. Apple Daily worker charged

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin An Apple Daily photographer was charged yesterday with assaulting a man near the entrance to the Cross-Harbour Tunnel. Davies Cheung Chi-wah, 32, who was identified ... Kwok-wai near the entrance of the Cross-Harbour Tunnel on June 5 this year. The case has been adjourned to Friday. On June 5, traffic became gridlocked on both sides of the Cross-Harbour Tunnel ...

  6. Harbour tunnel fees must balance off queues

    Posted Sep 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a danger to anyone else although they would be technically breaking the law. We are talking about the time- and money-wasting, polluting traffic queues caused by Cross-Harbour Tunnel congestion, while two nearby tunnels remain underused. The inexplicable dysfunction of this city's huge investment in a three-tunnel, cross-harbour traffic solution will not change so long as the gap ...

  7. Tunnel vision takes its toll

    Posted Apr 21st 2005, 12:00am by Tony Latter

    ... Tony Latter The pattern of usage of the three cross-harbour road tunnels, with one bursting and the others half empty, is a sorry state of affairs. The government must take the blame ... be recovered from the users through taxation. The tunnels were intended to facilitate cross-harbour road travel and, by this formula, the public benefit would be maximised. In reality, however, ...

  8. Tunnel chaos expected today as charges rise

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Motorists have been warned to expect heavy congestion at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel from today when higher tolls take effect at the Eastern Harbour Tunnel. Deputy Secretary ... predicted congestion at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel from 10am to midnight today and tomorrow. The department and police will have extra staff at major road junctions to monitor traffic flow. A dozen ...

  9. No light at the end of the tunnel on tolls

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A toll increase for trucks has been suggested as a possible solution to the serious congestion that plagues the Cross-Harbour Tunnel. The idea is that this would encourage many ... Cross-Harbour Tunnel and the privately operated eastern and western crossings. But officials do not appear to have the stomach for the inevitable protests by users of the cheaper tunnel. Indeed, one ...

  10. Study to look into spreading tunnel load

    Posted Oct 20th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong A consultant will this month be appointed to study ways of evening out the amount of traffic using the three harbour tunnels, undersecretary for transport and housing Yau Shing-mu said yesterday. Mr Yau said a few options were possible to relieve pressure on the busiest of the three- the Cross-Harbour Tunnel- but 'the government does not have a preference ...




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