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  1. Talkback

    Posted Jul 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as public transport services in Hong Kong, more can be done to serve road users better, such as applying more intelligent transport systems (ITS) in Hong Kong. We support the taskforce's ... the following ITS implementation to improve on traffic management: The government should implement a transport information system so that real-time traffic information can be collected and given ...

  2. Slice of life

    Posted May 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... an underground railway for the colony. Mr (later Sir) Y.K. Kan, chairman of the committee, said they had studied a report prepared by two officers who visited public transport systems in Europe. He said ... demand for public transport and the capacity of the existing transport systems, the feasibility of building a new system and the cost. Other points for consideration were the practicability ...

  3. HK can be model for new cities worldwide

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... property complexes integrated with public transport networks, enables an efficient and economical public transportation system, says Lu. ... of law and an efficient system, Romer said. The global market is undersold for cities like 1950s Hong Kong, Romer added. 'That market is mind boggling. Urbanisation worldwide will more than ...

  4. It's time to control car flows

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

    ... Why has the government not seriously considered a traffic control system for private cars in Hong Kong? It makes little or no sense for the government to dismiss such an idea 'as not suitable for Hong Kong'. It is constantly setting up committees to study all manner of sundry items, but not one to research in depth an effective traffic management system. Why is that? ...

  5. Henry Tang gets in a spin on the facts

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... plan to integrate transport systems by the three governments had been put in place. In fact, this has been no more than a proposal still being worked out. Maybe Beijing should do less for Hong ...

  6. Infrastructure boom opens door for experts

    Posted May 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hardly a month passes without news of plans for further infrastructure investment on the mainland. Urban transport systems, national roads and rail networks are being upgraded and will create additional long-term demand for engineering skills. Construction of new ports and possibly up to 30 regional airports is planned to support tourism and the ongoing export boom, which ...

  7. Interview with Filipino workers

    Posted Jun 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a few questions? Sure, go ahead. Do you like Hong Kong? Yes and no. I like the skyscrapers, the food and the efficient public transport system, but I don't like the high cost of living. ...

  8. In the shadow of wealth

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... population in the 1970s. Despite the connectivity provided by our transport system, low-income groups can become isolated owing to the greater travel costs and distances. Such physical isolation has ... a relatively high rate of suicide- 13.6 per 100,000 people, compared with nine per 100,000 people in Britain- is a telling sign that all is not well here. In the shadow of its world-class transport ...

  9. People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones, Mrs Beckett

    Posted May 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... services? Does she really believe that Britain's public health system is better than Hong Kong's? What about the general state of their transport system; does Mrs Beckett really maintain ... and attempting to blow up other means of transport? It would seem to me that Britain is far from stable. Does the British prime minister have a higher approval rating among its citizens than our chief ...

  10. Waterfront design 'world's worst'

    Posted Jun 25th 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui A leading authority on revitalising city spaces said yesterday that Hong Kong topped his list of the world's worst transportation system on a waterfront. Fred Kent, ... in terms of roads on the waterfront,' Mr Kent told a room packed with officials, city planners, architects and community-concern groups. In that light, he described Transport Department ...




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