Pedestrians in Hong Kong are often forced to walk on the road. This is not only unsafe but increases proximity to exhaust emissions while contributing to impaired traffic flow, which in turn increases emissions. Illustration: Craig Stephens

When will Hong Kong tackle the health menace of congested roads?

Barry Wilson says the government is aware of the ills of roadside pollution and even the ways to reduce it, but seems unable to summon the will and courage needed to implement the solutions

Topic |   Hong Kong air pollution

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Pedestrians in Hong Kong are often forced to walk on the road. This is not only unsafe but increases proximity to exhaust emissions while contributing to impaired traffic flow, which in turn increases emissions. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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