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  1. Controversial Lantau road upgrade wins funding

    Posted Jul 19th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... but said the misunderstanding was the government's fault as it had failed to consult locals properly. A spokesman for the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau said a wider road was needed ... Island residents are dismayed, saying the project will destroy scenic country areas The construction of a contentious Lantau road project will begin this year after the Legislative ...

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    Baby formula plea to US is infantile

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... to have our low-crime rate, de facto universal health care, mass transport systems that run on time, good roads, and other cheap and efficient public services. The formula shortage is a short-term ...

  3. If you build it... they will complain

    Posted Jun 11th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Everyone thinks this government is dumb, but now and then a conversation on background with an official makes me think it is positively Machiavellian. The transport and highways departments announced out of the blue this week that major roads in Causeway Bay would be rerouted from today for two years to prepare for the reconstruction of a key flyover. Predictably, ...


    Posted Jun 11th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... transport representative Miriam Lau Kin-yee, commenting on the government's plan for the relocation of a bus terminus at Tsim Sha Tsui's Star Ferry and its accompanying road plan-- ...

  5. Faulty traffic light at school ignored for two months

    Posted Apr 04th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo Transport officials are under fire for having ignored a dangerously faulty traffic light near a Wan Chai school and kindergarten for two months. The Transport Department only sent ... had been complaining on an official hotline about the faulty lights on Stubbs Road for two months but had been ignored every time. 'I drive my granddaughter to school there every morning ...

  6. Get in lane to avoid two years of traffic chaos

    Posted Jun 09th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo and Petrina Chan Extensive rerouting of roads in Causeway Bay to prepare for the rebuilding of a key flyover over the next two years has sparked fears of traffic chaos. ... to Gloucester Road will be replaced by a two-lane, one-way flyover. The old flyover will remain in use until work on the new one has been completed. Officials say the work is necessary because constant ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Yau Tsim Mong council's curb on pedestrian zone a wrong step

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:17am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Council's step in the wrong direction Many cities in developed economies pedestrianise more and more roads once monopolised by cars. Hong Kong is doing ... to shield neighbours from unnecessary disturbances. Political groups should also be more considerate in organising activities. The Transport Department has pedestrianisation schemes in 10 ...

  8. Blind to minibus anarchy

    Posted Nov 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... This contributed to 1,090 road accidents involving minibuses last year- an average of about three a day. I won't even bother with the problem of rude light-bus drivers and the filthy, smelly seats ... services. Red-topped light buses are something else. The Transport Department, unfortunately, does not keep separate figures for fatalities caused by red and green light buses. I used to think we ...



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