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  1. Sharp fall in speed-related accidents

    Posted Aug 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Transport experts attribute the improvement in road safety to better vehicle design and highways, more effective law enforcement and the impact of education and promotional campaigns ... attributed to excessive speed. Speed, one of the main causes of road accidents, contributed to 465 accidents last year, compared with 1,377 in 1993. Transport experts attribute the improvement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423722/sharp-fall-speed-related-accidents
  2. India's roads take a turn for the better

    Posted Jul 13th 2003, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Bad roads mean high transport costs, not just in terms of the time taken to get goods to their destination but also from high fuel costs and excessive maintenance from wear and tear. A 1996 ... to finish on time. The last Indian to undertake a road project of this magnitude was the Mughal emperor, Sher Shah Suri, who built the famous Grand Trunk Road in the 16th century. In one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/421453/indias-roads-take-turn-better
  3. Jobs, transport, pollution are central to voters' agenda

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... remains a key issue for voters in the district. In the mid-1980s, commuters suffered massive traffic jams on Tuen Mun Road- once the only access to urban areas and a key road for cross-border freight transport. Planned as a self-sustaining town, the district has never been able to offer enough jobs to its residents, a problem exacerbated by the wave of factory relocations across ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/434700/jobs-transport-pollution-are-central-voters-agenda
  4. Transport heads voters' list of concerns in Sha Tin

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee In Sha Tin, the most densely populated area in the New Territories, transport tops the list of issues on voters' minds at this year's elections. Road improvements ... Railway to developing the Fo Tan industrial centre. Mr Tsoi is also urging for early construction of the Sha Tin-Central rail link to provide alternative transport for commuters. His rival, Ms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/433595/transport-heads-voters-list-concerns-sha-tin
  5. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Aug 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 453 people died in road accidents in 1980, l only 171 were killed last year. How come? If we've got twice as many cars and a million more people driving, why is there a significant drop in the numbers killed on the roads? Nobody seems to know exactly why. The government claims the decrease in accidents and deaths on the roads is because of improvements in road-safety education ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/424614/kevin-sinclairs-hong-kong
  6. Bus drivers 'forced to break limits'

    Posted Oct 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... were injured when a KMB double-decker hit a truck on Tuen Mun Road and plunged 50 metres down a hillside. Chu Pun-din, vice-chairman of the Motor Transport Workers General Union and director ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/431666/bus-drivers-forced-break-limits
  7. Two wheels or four?

    Posted Dec 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I ride a bicycle, use public transport daily and do not own a car. I was therefore interested to read W. Telfer's letter headlined 'Bicycle ban no surprise' (December 14). ... members of society. Meanwhile, I continue to cycle, carefully and with mistrust of the antics of fellow road-users, for the enjoyment and fitness it still brings. GORDON ROBINSON, Happy Valley ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/438451/two-wheels-or-four
  8. Crackdown on drink-driving launched

    Posted Dec 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Inspector Betty Lam Cheung Suk-chi, of the road safety unit, said police had beefed up their promotional and enforcement measures during the festive period between December 14 and January 3, when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/438988/crackdown-drink-driving-launched
  9. FOOT DOWN

    Posted Jul 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to flaunt your wealth on the road, these days. Foot Down senses the events of July 1 have encouraged the 'have-nots' of Hong Kong to vent their feelings against the 'haves', ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/421387/foot-down
  10. Kwai Tsing candidates want better transport links, less pollution

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... But the accompanying noise pollution brought by trucks frequenting the port and insufficient transport options for people living in Tsing Yi Estate have become key concerns to candidates contesting the district election. Transport worker Chan Man-choi, 57, running as an independent against incumbent district councillor Simon Chan Siu-man, 47, wants more bus routes linking the airport ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/434494/kwai-tsing-candidates-want-better-transport-links-less-pollution

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