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  1. Transport watchdog backs bypass tunnel

    Posted May 18th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... by the Transport Advisory Committee. Up to 15.5 hectares of land will be reclaimed and it will take $20 billion to build the road ... Chloe Lai A tunnel that would need 15.5 hectares of land reclaiming from Victoria Harbour and cost $20 billion to build is the preferred option of the transport watchdog ...

  2. Bus driver's attackers were loansharks

    Posted Aug 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A minibus driver who was bashed on the head as his vehicle was hijacked on Saturday night was attacked by loansharks from whom he had borrowed $5,000, police said. The 33-year-old driver was beaten by three men who boarded the cross-harbour mi ...

  3. Western tunnel tolls are going up, despite low usage

    Posted Jul 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo Drivers will pay up to $15 more from tomorrow, taxis exempt Trips through the already underused Western Harbour Tunnel are about to get dearer for most drivers. From tomorrow, they will have to pay between $2 and $15 more per one-way journey. Th ...

  4. 14-20 WILSON ROAD

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... International School and Japanese School are close by. Public transport is also nearby. Overlooking the greenery on Mount Nicholson, the apartment has partial city views of Happy Valley and Causeway ...

  5. Time to cut the number of buses on our roads

    Posted Aug 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and polluting vehicles in the transport network and the government has long been trying to ensure that there are not too many on the roads. An analysis by this newspaper has found that the success so far has been dismal. A decade of discussion and programmes have caused only a minimal drop in the number of buses and routes on our busiest roads. Just 0.972 per cent of trips were cut last ...

  6. Traffic back to normal after chaos

    Posted Jun 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on normal days. There are still a lot of cars but it's always been like that,' a Transport Department spokesman said. The congestion had eased, with the longest eastbound traffic queue on Gloucester Road ending at Admiralty. But changes to two bus stops, made on Monday in an effort to ease congestion, had some passengers confused yesterday. The stops for Citybus route 70 and First Bus ...

  7. Tunnel congestion takes its toll

    Posted Apr 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An emergency transport co-ordination centre will open tomorrow to allow police, bus and tunnel companies to communicate as the situation develops. The timing of traffic lights is to be adjusted ... chaos on the roads. But there is a simple way in which a gridlock- or anything approaching it- can be avoided. It requires motorists, whether in private cars or commercial vehicles, ...

  8. Important information for Rockit attendees

    Posted Oct 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Important information for Rockit attendees ENTRANCE- Main entrance at water fountain/Gloucester Road entrance to Victoria Park. Tickets can be purchased here. All bags will be searched ... TICKETS- Limited number of tickets will be sold at the main entrance on each day. Pre-sale tickets available for $120 per day from all HMV stores or the SoHo Carnival. TRANSPORT- Take the Causeway ...


    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compiled by Tang Chung-him 154 Tai Hang Road Tai Hang Age: 44 years Size: 1,450 square feet Layout: three bedrooms For rent: $35,000 a month Agent: CB Richard Ellis Marlborough House ... Valley, it is conveniently located for shops and public transport, and is close to the French International School, Football Club and Cricket Club. This bright and breezy apartment ...

  10. Why not test tunnel traffic flow?

    Posted Jan 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the Central-Wan Chai bypass. The Transport Department claims that equalising the tolls would only switch 2 per cent of the traffic that now goes through the Central Harbour Tunnel to the Western Harbour ... lower and therefore delay or eliminate the need for the bypass. Clear the Air encourages the Transport Department to conduct this test for the good of the department's reputation ...




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