An aerial view of a section of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge on October 22. Touted as the world’s longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and the mainland, the project cost Hong Kong HK$120 billion. Photo: AFP
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

Why Hong Kong needs fewer bridges to nowhere and more escalators, lifts and footbridges

  • Richard Harris says the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge compares badly to smaller projects like the Mid-Levels escalator that has proved to be both cost-effective and useful
  • The city is difficult to navigate and needs more infrastructure that will serve its ageing population

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An aerial view of a section of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge on October 22. Touted as the world’s longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and the mainland, the project cost Hong Kong HK$120 billion. Photo: AFP
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