Proposals for electronic road pricing in Hong Kong have been made several times since the 1980s. Illustration by Lau Ka-kuen

After a stop-start history, Hong Kong is restarting a road-pricing plan for traffic-clogged Central

  • Proposals for electronic road pricing have been made since the 1980s
  • Government must win over public after decades of disappointment
Topic |   Traffic and road safety in Hong Kong

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Proposals for electronic road pricing in Hong Kong have been made several times since the 1980s. Illustration by Lau Ka-kuen
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Hong Kong’s government wants to change the tolls on the city’s cross-harbour tunnels. That has turned out to be more difficult that it sounds. Photo: Roy Issa

Dropping cross-harbour tunnel toll plan for second time ‘does not weaken Hong Kong government’, says leader Carrie Lam

  • City chief insists dropping the motion for a second time shows administration ‘willing to come up with solutions to the city’s problems’
  • Plan to lower some charges and raise others has run into opposition
Topic |   Transport and logistics

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Hong Kong’s government wants to change the tolls on the city’s cross-harbour tunnels. That has turned out to be more difficult that it sounds. Photo: Roy Issa
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