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  1. Transport system bracing for annual strain

    Posted Jan 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com With the Lunar New Year just two weeks away, transport hubs are bracing for a record number of travellers over the 40-day holiday period, which begins ... to the China News Service. That will make it the biggest movement of people in history, and will challenge the transport infrastructure, the management and safety of which can be problematic even ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Transport Department not helping fight against pollution

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... public transport systems to move the highest proportion of commuters in the world, transport planners should be building on this advantage and not be providing even more road space for polluting ... Totally unacceptable and outdated transport solutions At a time when roadside pollution has been increasing ("Emission cuts on target but air quality gets worse", October 11) ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong needs independent transport safety board

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by DAVID NEWBERY

    ... systems for transport industry employees. It is time for Hong Kong to put accident investigation in the transport sector on a proper footing so accidents are properly and fully investigated ... David Newbery David Newbery calls for an independent agency to investigate transport accidents and the chain of events that led to them, with the focus on preventing tragedy, ...

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    HSBC withdraws public transport insurance ad

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... on death or disablement caused by public transport accidents." He said: "So soon after the awful National Day ferry disaster I think that trying to cash in on people's fears ... September 1 and was one of about a dozen that are on rotation on HSBC's website. The bank withdrew the ad on Monday after we called about it. It has to be said that this public transport ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong should get tougher on safety rules for public transportation

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Hong Kong prides itself on having an efficient and affordable public transport system. Unfortunately, our good reputation has been overshadowed by frequent accidents. The Lamma ferry ... marine accidents are much smaller than those for land transport. Although there are far more road accidents than water transport collisions or contacts, that is no excuse to be lenient ...

  6. Sea Transport offers pioneering and cost-effective ship solutions

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 05:05pm by Jacinta Plucinski and Anna Mori

    ... Transport Logistics develops customised commercial vessels for the mining industry. Its patented bulk transshipment solution, the floating harbour transshipper (FHT), is the only system that allows ... Ballantyne has grown Sea Transport Solutions into a leading marine design and consulting player that specialises in state-of-the-art and sustainable vessel design. Sea Transport's technological ...

  7. Review fare formula so MTR's profits can better serve needs of public transport

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The government introduced the MTR Corporation's fare adjustment mechanism to improve the subway system's operational efficiency but, in reality, it harms the public interest. ... profitable subway corporations in the world. More importantly, because the MTR earns substantial profits from real estate, it could provide a cheaper transport service to the public without ...

  8. Transport for all tastes

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... (HK$269,000 with tax incentive) and B 200 (HK$299,000) have Mercedes-Benz's Pre-Safe occupant protection system along with safety systems such as Attention Assist, Active Parking Assist, Brake ...

  9. Yuen Long site 'needs transport links'

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com A 200 hectare site south of Yuen Long town earmarked for a housing development could yield tens of thousands of flats, but the transport infrastructure must ... of the land, located along Kung Um Road and around Tong Yan San Tsuen, will include proposals for new roads, a drainage channel and a sewage system. Surveyor Tony Chan Tung-ngok said about 85 per cent ...

  10. Families eschew public transport for private cars

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam As a leader of a group representing hundreds of cross-border drivers, Yang Kun knows first hand that there is a demand for a quick and affordable border-crossing system for cars. ... of accidents to Hong Kong.' Zheng Tianxiang, a professor of transport at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, said such concerns were valid on both sides of the border. 'When the border first ...




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