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  1. Comment - Letters

    Aiming for cleaner public transport

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Government's priority is to build a green transport system I refer to the article from Richard R. Vuylsteke, president of the American Chamber of Commerce ("Congestion, roadside pollution are choking development", January 16). All along, our strategy is to provide a safe, efficient and reliable transport system. On roads, car journey speeds and fleet size are regularly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1133923/aiming-cleaner-public-transport
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Bicycles part of the transport solution

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Bicycles part of the transport solution Hong Kong boasts some of the world's most efficient and cleanest public transport systems. Given how small our city ... This is despite an increase in the tax imposed on new imported cars in 2011. For once, this has united environmentalists and transport officials. Our air is bad enough without new cars hitting the road ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1230900/bicycles-part-transport-solution
  3. 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 Totally unacceptable and outdated transport solutions At a time when roadside pollution has been increasing ("Emission cuts on target but air quality gets worse", October 11) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1062018/transport-department-not-helping-fight-against-pollution
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1000482/yuen-long-site-needs-transport-links
  5. Urban decentralisation and public transport cures for the headaches

    Posted Jun 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Huang Zheng Jing, Urban planner Urban decentralisation and improvements to the public transport system are the major ways to ease traffic problems in China's big cities, ... Zheng said. 'A multi-centred city, with several city centres and a high-quality transport between those centres, is much more efficient.'Dr Zheng cites Guangzhou as an example ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/551560/urban-decentralisation-and-public-transport-cures-headaches
  6. Legislators want greens on body to vet transport trials

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Green activists should have seats on a committee to be created to screen applications to a proposed HK$300 million fund to encourage the use of low-carbon transport ... transport fund foreshadowed by Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah in his budget earlier this year. Some members questioned whether the proposed steering committee, to which the government only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/733915/legislators-want-greens-body-vet-transport-trials
  7. Green transport measures welcomed

    Posted Feb 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Local transport operators cautiously welcomed measures in the budget to cut roadside air pollution - a pilot green transport fund and one-off grants to replace old diesel vehicles. The HK$300 million green fund will be for operators of buses, taxis, minibuses and ferries to introduce experimental electric or hybrid mo- dels or green-transport systems. But further details ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/706889/green-transport-measures-welcomed
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/612277/hydrogen-transport-trial-runs-out-gas
  9. Transport jams block PLA's relief efforts

    Posted Jan 30th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Henan, to restore electricity supply systems and rescue stranded passengers, the report said. However, Wang Zhenyao, vice-director of the Ministry of Civil Affairs' ... PLA soldiers to disaster areas was because most troops were garrisoned in Beijing and coastal provinces and cities. 'Disaster areas where power supply systems, railways and highways were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/624851/transport-jams-block-plas-relief-efforts
  10. EU's emissions trading system is unfair to global aviation industry

    Posted Jun 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to justify and legitimise the application of its emissions trading system (ETS) to aviation, which will start affecting airlines next year. To be clear, the aviation industry is not against emissions ... approach and a sensible response from governments to do so- the European regional ETS is not the right way forward. Paul Steele, executive director, Air Transport Action Group, Geneva ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/970006/eus-emissions-trading-system-unfair-global-aviation-industry

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