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  1. Suspect traffic studies ignored road-pricing

    Posted May 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that there is a traffic problem?' ('Let's create a vibrant waterfront', May 3). Mr Cheng, the former chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, and a former member of the Town ... per cent higher than the tunnel operator's), and the viable option of electronic road pricing (ERP) has been pointedly ignored, though it would be a major factor in solving traffic ...

  2. Pilots waste fuel under mainland's air-traffic rules

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the article 'Beijing urged to solve delta's air-traffic woes', (March 8), by Elaine Wu. I am a captain with a leading Hong Kong airline. In most countries, ... 'metric' system of altitudes further restricts traffic. In fact, this can be an issue even four hours away when inbound to its airspace, as captains must plan ahead for lack of available altitudes. ...

  3. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Apr 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Due to an editing change in the article 'BA adds its voice to chorus calling for third runway' on B1 on March 30 it was suggested that UPS still had to receive traffic rights for its Cologne-Hong Kong route. UPS received the traffic rights on January 28 before the launch of the air cargo service on March 28. ...

  4. Lawmakers raise more concerns at car plan

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... roads more dangerous. Community groups also warned of rising pollution and traffic congestion and problems implementing traffic laws. Of the 37 representatives of grass-roots groups, only four ... and traffic laws could be enforced, as offenders could flee across the border and would be hard to track down. Southern district councillor Paul Zimmerman feared the scheme would eventually lead ...

  5. Business - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong should outsource control of illegal car parking

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... are dropped off in the main thoroughfare which blocks traffic and thus slows the flow of traffic. If the police aren't able or unwilling to ticket offenders, the answer surely, as one reader has suggested, is to outsource this task to a private company. This happens in Britain, for example, and traffic wardens are disliked for their zealousness. The Guardian newspaper once ran an interview ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, January 28, 2013

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... in contact with Mr Bentley and has taken note of his concern on the traffic problem at the said locations since October of last year. In fact, the local community and Wan Chai District Council have raised similar concerns in the past. The two locations are designated, together with other black spots within the district, for enhanced traffic enforcement. Since November, over 570 fixed ...

  7. For some, the rules don't apply

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Manila, illegally parked cars were causing traffic disruption along key roads on a daily basis, one would assume that traffic policemen were being paid to turn a blind eye. In Hong Kong, ... and traffic wardens are not going to expose themselves to corruption allegations by ticketing one car and not another. The same officials who give immunity to limousine owners to cause traffic chaos ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted May 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cargo throughput drops 20pc Cargo throughput in Hong Kong dropped 19.8 per cent to 257,000 tonnes last month against the same period a year ago, as global trade continued to weaken, the Airport Authority said. Exports recorded a 27 per cent drop, year-on-year, while imports shrank 16 per cent. Passenger traffic at the airport, however, rose 4.1 per cent to 4.2 million last month. ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, October 9, 2012

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... swamped with hundreds of thousands of people, sparking traffic mayhem and clashes between tourists and administrators. Two tourists were even stabbed, allegedly by security guards, over a dispute. ... substitutefor action In response to Andrew Maxwell's letter lamenting the traffic situation in Sai Kung ("It's time transport officials admit Sai Kung's traffic woes", October ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Jan 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of 'grey areas' in the law. Western Corridor traffic still thin Traffic volume on the Western Corridor has continued to fall short of expectation, with just 4,400 vehicles a day using ... to divert traffic from the other three checkpoints. Standard-toll idea to be mulled The government will consider lawmaker Alan Leong Kah-kit's proposal for a standard toll to be introduced ...




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