The Transport and Housing Bureau plans to introduce a congestion levy aimed at minimising toll differences at three cross-harbour tunnels. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
The Transport and Housing Bureau plans to introduce a congestion levy aimed at minimising toll differences at three cross-harbour tunnels. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong legislators question transport bureau’s proposal for congestion levy to ease traffic jams at cross-harbour tunnels

  • Lawmaker Nelson Lam says he is not sure how levy will help reduce traffic as all tunnels are already overused, or approaching capacity during rush hour
  • Bureau proposes three-tiered system including fee to target less efficient tunnel users such as private cars

The Transport and Housing Bureau plans to introduce a congestion levy aimed at minimising toll differences at three cross-harbour tunnels. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
The Transport and Housing Bureau plans to introduce a congestion levy aimed at minimising toll differences at three cross-harbour tunnels. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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