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  1. Satisfaction in public transport system rises slightly in survey

    Posted Sep 19th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Satisfaction with most forms of public transport has increased slightly this year, a survey indicates. The Star Ferry remained the most popular transport operator, with its rating rising 5.69 per cent to 3.53 out of five. This surprised the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, which carried out the survey, because the move from its ...

  2. 'Inefficient' Light Rail system to be studied, says transport chief

    Posted May 18th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Sau-tung, the secretary for environment, transport and works, unveiled the plan after lawmakers complained that commuters in Yuen Long, Tuen Mun and Tin Shui Wai- served by the system- would see ... transport modes should supplement the system.' Meanwhile, Dr Liao came under fire for leaking details of the concessions announced yesterday a day early through lawmaker Lau Kong-wah. ...

  3. GPS taxi system offers public a smoother ride

    Posted Sep 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Navigational devices put unscrupulous cabbies on notice Rude and unscrupulous cabbies could be driven off the roads when a global positioning system is launched next month. More ... and 15,250 are urban cabs. Apart from improving navigation, the HK$20 million system would improve deployment of taxis and standardise quality, it is claimed. Kwok Chi-ping, Spaceinet managing ...

  4. London ranked above HK in transport poll

    Posted Oct 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chester Yung A survey that voted London as having the best public transport system in the world has been greeted with disbelief in Hong Kong- which ranked fifth. A survey carried out by Web travel site TripAdvisor of more than 2,000 travellers around the world found that people outside Britain believed London had the best taxis and the best public transport system ...

  5. The sunny side of transport

    Posted Jan 20th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... into it,' it says, in six different colours, about its mission to provide the world's best transport system. ... with Alex Lo Most people think of officials at the Transport Department as stuffy bureaucrats, but judging from their new business cards, they can be funky if they want to. ...

  6. Should the government pay for public transport?

    Posted May 09th 2007, 12:00am by Phoenix Lee, Wong Hei

    ... of money and the public might abuse such a system. But who would take the MTR and travel (mostly in tunnels) if they didn't have to? To cover transport costs, the government could reduce ... I don't see an urgent need to introduce a free transport system. When it comes to public expenditure, we must think about the situation thoroughly. Are Hong Kong's transport costs so high ...

  7. Are transport costs reasonable?

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... of the MTR and KCR. I believe the transportation system will be more developed when the rail network reaches the southern part of Hong Kong Island. I like to take a ferry across the harbour. ... music The transport system in Hong Kong is convenient. We can reach most places by taking public transport. Usually I take the bus. I think the transport fares are reasonable because students ...

  8. Hydrogen transport trial runs out of gas

    Posted Oct 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Promising green fuel project is abandoned Green Island Cement has quietly abandoned a trial project to develop a transport system based on hydrogen-fuel cell vehicles. ... the project was aimed at testing the operation of a hydrogen production facility and hydrogen-powered vehicles in Hong Kong, with the long-term goal of setting up a hydrogen-based transport network ...

  9. Review of taxi industry will look at fares system

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The fare structure for taxis is set to undergo a major revamp with the launch by the Transport Advisory Committee of a year-long review of the charges system. Commissioned ... discounts of up to 40 per cent for customers travelling long distances. Announcing the review yesterday, Transport Advisory Committee chairwoman Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah insisted the findings would ...

  10. Strike shuts down London transport grid

    Posted Sep 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of London's subway system, known as the Tube, would be inoperative for at least three days during the strike. Transport for London officials advised passengers to check before travelling to work ... Agencies in London Large swathes of London's sprawling transport network shut down after maintenance workers walked off the job, arousing commuter anger and drawing warnings ...




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