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  1. Eastern Harbour Crossing tolls to rise

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.44pm: The government said on Friday tolls for cars and taxis on the Eastern Harbour Crossing (EHC) will be increased by $10 from $15 to $25, with corresponding increases for other vehicles. The new tolls for the EHC will take effect from May 1, 2005. A government spokesman said after discussion with the government, the New Hong Kong Tunnel Company, ...

  2. Tunnel operators seek toll rise, but impact on drivers is unclear

    Posted Nov 26th 2003, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... if government audits find actual revenue for a particular year was lower than the amount contractually allowed to them. This contrasts with the Eastern Harbour crossing, for which a more complicated ... Joseph Lo The operators of the Western Harbour and Tai Lam tunnels have asked for permission to raise their maximum tolls, but said they did not yet intend to pass the increase ...

  3. Avoiding the asphalt jungle

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there is a more simple way to proceed. A great many of Hong Kong's and Kowloon's traffic jams can be traced to the harbour tunnel bottleneck, which is not being relieved by the Western Harbour Tunnel, because of under utilisation for cost reasons. A scheme could: Collect a surcharge from private cars and taxis travelling southwards from Kowloon to the island at all three harbour tunnels ...

  4. Harbour choice

    Posted Oct 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... if the Central traffic issue is to be solved, it has to be done by reviewing all existing infrastructure, from the underused Western tunnel to the overused Cross Harbour tunnel. There are far more ... It was almost moving to read David Akers-Jones' candid letter headlined 'Harbour pride' (October 22), encouraging more harbour reclamation to beautify the present setting ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Government needs to do a better job justifying tunnel toll rise

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... outcry. In the case of the congested Cross-Harbour Tunnel, however, an increase to help ease the heavy traffic is perhaps justified. The government has proposed a toll cut at the private Eastern Harbour Tunnel to help divert drivers from the publicly owned Cross-Harbour Tunnel, with taxpayers making up the resulting loss of revenue. Controversial as it sounds, the strategy, in the absence ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Cross-harbour tunnel traffic reduction plans unveiled

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

    ... 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 by HK$5 to HK$25, from HK$20, while at the Eastern Harbour Crossing it will be cut by HK$5 to HK$20, from HK$25, in doing so reversing the price difference. This option will include an overhaul ...

  7. Tunnel vision may put a stop to traffic chaos

    Posted Apr 24th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy The government has an emergency plan to head off traffic chaos if drivers boycott the Eastern Harbour Crossing and use the busy Cross-Harbour Tunnel. Secretary ... Chaing Chi-wai, spokesman for the drivers, yesterday warned that the transport sector would boycott the Eastern Harbour Crossing and use the Cross-Harbour Tunnel to save costs. 'The traffic ...

  8. Cross Harbour traffic returns to normal: spokesman

    Posted May 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.25pm: Cross Harbour traffic was generally normal on the first Friday after the Eastern Harbour Crossing toll increase, a Transport Department spokesman said. ... also recorded a three per cent decrease of 81 vehicles for the period. Meanwhile, 1,046 fewer vehicles used the Eastern Harbour Crossing- a drop of 23 per cent, the spokesman said. The number ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Cross-harbour tolls must tackle all traffic, experts say

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

  10. Traffic flow at Cross Harbour Tunnel returns to normal

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

    ... working day after the controversial Eastern Harbour Crossing toll increase on Sunday. The spokesman said 600 more vehicles used the Cross-Harbour Tunnel between 6am and 9am on Thursday? up four ... used the Eastern Harbour Crossing on Thursday. It was a 19 per cent drop compared with a normal Thursday during this period, the spokesman said. He said the department was continuing to monitor ...




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