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  1. Fears over effect on views, traffic remain

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Joyce Ng

    ... effect on views and traffic. Patrick Ng, who works in the area, said he was worried that traffic jams in the already congested streets would get worse. 'Now conditions are already ... a spokeswoman for the Kennedy Road Protection Group formed by residents, welcomed the reduction, but said the group would need more details of the plan to understand the traffic impact, which had been ...

  2. Traffic jams likely after long weekend

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo Traffic pressure in Beijing is set to surge again today as people return to work after a long weekend of watching the Olympic opening ceremony and the first of the Games events. Traffic regulators appeared fully aware of the challenge, warning the public of potential problems yesterday and urging them to take public transport rather than drive. The authority also urged ...

  3. Traffic

    Posted Aug 31st 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Traffic by Tom Vanderbilt Allen Lane, HK$190 Tom Vanderbilt's book should be read by not only learner drivers but also those who have been at the wheel for years. If nothing else Traffic may prevent a few accidents with the facts it presents: safer cars, for instance, make us more dangerous drivers because they increase the risks we take; we are less ...

  4. Fall in airline passenger traffic blamed on economic downturn

    Posted Apr 12th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Airline passenger traffic on the mainland declined last month, according to data from the carriers' websites that suggested China is not immune to the global economic downturn. Air ... traffic,' said the airline's spokesman. In the first three months, Air China flew only 5.7 per cent more passengers than a year earlier, compared with 10.6 per cent growth for the same period ...

  5. PLA to co-operate over traffic rules during the Games

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo The People's Liberation Army is doing its bit to minimise traffic congestion during the Olympic Games by ordering military vehicles to comply with Beijing's road rules. Last Friday, 2,000 military drivers signed a 50-metre banner pledge on behalf of more than 10,000 of their colleagues in Beijing, promising to abide by traffic rules during the Olympics. ...

  6. Price of jaywalking is directing traffic

    Posted Aug 13th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Jaywalkers caught by police in Nanjing have to work as temporary traffic controllers for half an hour- an attempt by the authorities to teach people to observe traffic rules. The regulation, which took effect on Saturday, is part of a 10-month campaign by traffic police to raise public awareness on road safety. So far, 245 pedestrians or cyclists caught ignoring traffic lights ...

  7. Pedestrian-friendly planning solves more than traffic woes

    Posted Jul 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The next phase of railway projects in Hong Kong will improve our mass transport system and ease traffic congestion and air pollution, but only if motor vehicles are controlled. ... footpaths are narrow and increasingly congested. Pedestrians must wait interminably for traffic lights to change to cross safely. Drivers rarely respect pedestrians where zebra crossings ...

  8. Officials claim better traffic but commuters cry foul

    Posted Jul 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo Road congestion in Beijing has been reduced and public transport is running more smoothly following traffic restrictions introduced on Sunday, officials have said. However, many daily commuters disagree. Li Wei, deputy secretary general of the Beijing municipal government, said yesterday that traffic from Sunday to Thursday on the main roads dropped by 25.1 per cent ...

  9. Do traffic laws apply to Macau's leader?

    Posted Nov 09th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu If you are the chief executive of Macau, traffic laws do not appear to apply to your vehicle. And if you are Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, you can park on a yellow line too when you visit the city, a traffic police spokesman says. He was reacting to a debate on the internet sparked last week by photos that showed Edmund Ho Hau-wah's car parked on a solid yellow line- ...

  10. Mega Tower plan hits traffic obstacle

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Joyce Ng

    ... they submitted in mid-September, and we returned it through the Lands Department adding in our suggestions on traffic flow and traffic projection,' Mr Wong said. 'I can say that... their report ... The developer is required to estimate the project's impact on the district's traffic with formulas that take into account the number of floors and flats of the building, whether ...




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