A traffic warden issues a ticket for illegal parking in Tsat Tsz Mui Road in North Point. Photo: Sam Tsang A traffic warden issues a ticket for illegal parking in Tsat Tsz Mui Road in North Point. Photo: Sam Tsang
A traffic warden issues a ticket for illegal parking in Tsat Tsz Mui Road in North Point. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong: why are parking spaces gold, while parking is so cheap?

Ridiculously underpriced on-street metered parking subsidises motorists and helps foster the grey market of ‘valet parking’

Topic |   Traffic and road safety in Hong Kong
A traffic warden issues a ticket for illegal parking in Tsat Tsz Mui Road in North Point. Photo: Sam Tsang A traffic warden issues a ticket for illegal parking in Tsat Tsz Mui Road in North Point. Photo: Sam Tsang
A traffic warden issues a ticket for illegal parking in Tsat Tsz Mui Road in North Point. Photo: Sam Tsang
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