Martin Turner, of the Hong Kong Cycling Alliance, who has helped organise Hong Kong’s Ride for Silence, an event to remember cyclists who have been killed and injured on the roads over the last year. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Ride of Silence to honour Hong Kong cyclists who lost their lives on public roads

Martin Turner, of the Hong Kong Cycling Alliance, says the government must look at cycling as a transport option and not just as a leisure activity

Topic |   Traffic and road safety in Hong Kong

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Martin Turner, of the Hong Kong Cycling Alliance, who has helped organise Hong Kong’s Ride for Silence, an event to remember cyclists who have been killed and injured on the roads over the last year. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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Cars parked illegally on Wan Chai Road in September 2016. Photo: Sam Tsang

Climate change means Hong Kong must aim for fewer cars, not more parking spaces

  • About 80 per cent of the increase in global transport emissions since 1970 has been due to road vehicles
  • Hong Kong should be promoting low-carbon mobility, like biking and walking, while strengthening public transport
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Cars parked illegally on Wan Chai Road in September 2016. Photo: Sam Tsang
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