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  1. Stanley makeover gets Legco backing

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu $87.5 million will be spent on a boardwalk, more shops and restaurants, a pier and wider pedestrian strips Stanley waterfront will be further improved as a tourist spot under an $87.5 million renovation plan, approved by Legco's economic se ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Pedestrian safety requires a step change in government

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Step change needed for pedestrian safety Pedestrians are being put at risk by a lack of safe or convenient footpaths on Hong Kong's roads, a planning advocacy group says. Some roads in hilly areas lack footpaths altogether, forcing walkers to compete with cars on winding, narrow thoroughfares, Designing Hong Kong says. Group founder ...

  3. Pedestrians lose ground as railings turn footpaths into obstacle courses

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... making it one of the most crowded places in Hong Kong. At peak hours, the footpath on Dundas Street, between Sai Yeung Choi Street and the Tung Choi Street Ladies' Market, becomes so ... not be possible to widen the footpath on Dundas Street because it was a conduit for cars and minibuses travelling from Fa Yuen Street to Nathan Road. But, if the buildings along Dundas Street were ...

  4. Hazardous footpaths do require railings to protect pedestrians

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Regarding the debate on railings on footpaths, I have lived on May Road for more than 35 years. I walk along the narrow footpaths in this area every day and often find cars parked illegally on footpaths on my road and on Old Peak Road and Brewin Path. This forces me to walk on the road and take my life in my hands. Over the past 20 years I have often called the relevant ...

  5. Footpath motorcyclist fined

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A motorcyclist who was seen in a YouTube clip following a minibus onto the footpath to avoid a Mong Kok traffic jam was yesterday fined HK$3,000 in Kwun Tong Court. Lau Kwok-keung, 43, was suspended from driving for six months. Minibus driver Tse Chi-nang, 53, was fined HK$500 last week and suspended from driving for six months. ...

  6. Guilty plea by minibus driver caught on YouTube driving along footpath

    Posted Oct 21st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A minibus driver shown in a YouTube clip driving onto a footpath to navigate around a traffic jam in Mong Kok pleaded guilty yesterday to dangerous driving. A motorcyclist ... runs for one minute and 25 seconds, shows a passenger-laden minibus trying to drive to its left onto the footpath in front of the Water Supplies Department office. A motorcyclist beats ...

  7. Footpath minibus driver fined HK$500

    Posted Oct 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A minibus driver who was shown in a YouTube clip driving on to a footpath to get around a traffic jam in Mong Kok was fined HK$500 yesterday for dangerous driving. Kwun Tong ... summer, Tse had taken him on his morning driving shift and taught him about correct driving attitudes. Tse admitted on Tuesday that he had manoeuvred his minibus on to a footpath in Sai Yee ...

  8. Video shows minibus driving on footpath

    Posted Aug 11th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police are investigating a YouTube video clip that apparently shows a Hong Kong minibus driving onto a footpath to get past a traffic jam at a congested Mong Kok junction. ... at a traffic light at the junction with Argyle Street. About 15 seconds later, the passenger-laden minibus tries to drive to its left onto the footpath in front of the Water Supplies Department office. ...

  9. The Concrete bungle

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charley Lanyon Every autumn, race organiser Keith Noyes heads out into Hong Kong's country parks to determine the route for his King of the Hills trail race and is met with the same sight: 'We go back out to look at the courses and discover new ...

  10. Pedestrian killed as car mounts footpath

    Posted Dec 04th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A woman was arrested for dangerous driving causing death after she lost control of her car yesterday, killing an elderly man and injuring a woman in Shau Kei Wan. The 45-year-old woman, surnamed Ng, was driving her son to school when the crash ...




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