Commuters using the Cross-Harbour Tunnel are often stuck in jams under the current toll scheme. Photo: Bruce Yan Commuters using the Cross-Harbour Tunnel are often stuck in jams under the current toll scheme. Photo: Bruce Yan
Commuters using the Cross-Harbour Tunnel are often stuck in jams under the current toll scheme. Photo: Bruce Yan
Bernard Chan
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Opinion

Bernard Chan

Hong Kong commuters are hostages to a minority that stifles harbour tunnel toll reform

Upcoming district council elections mean candidates put pressure on lawmakers to block cross-harbour tunnel fee adjustments that could cost them votes from a small number of motorists – but which would improve the commute and air quality for most people

Commuters using the Cross-Harbour Tunnel are often stuck in jams under the current toll scheme. Photo: Bruce Yan Commuters using the Cross-Harbour Tunnel are often stuck in jams under the current toll scheme. Photo: Bruce Yan
Commuters using the Cross-Harbour Tunnel are often stuck in jams under the current toll scheme. Photo: Bruce Yan
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Bernard Chan

Bernard Chan

Bernard Charnwut Chan, born in 1965, is a Hong Kong politician and businessman. He is the grandson of Chin Sophonpanich, the late founder of Bangkok Bank. He is currently convenor of Hong Kong's Executive Council.