According to government figures, the annual average daily traffic entering and leaving the Central core district has increased from 463,000 vehicles in 2003 to 503,400 in 2017. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Congestion charges for Hong Kong motorists only way to solve Central gridlock and make area more welcoming for pedestrians, concern group says

  • Markus Shaw of Walk DVRC says car owners should not use area’s streets for free, making them intolerable for those on foot
  • Government yet to announce when road-pricing scheme will be implemented for Central and faces opposition from local council
Topic |   Transport and logistics

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According to government figures, the annual average daily traffic entering and leaving the Central core district has increased from 463,000 vehicles in 2003 to 503,400 in 2017. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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