Hong Kong considers adopting open road tolling
Transportation & Infrastructure

Hong Kong considers adopting open road tolling

As the government spearheads plans to turn Hong Kong into a smart city, local advocate, the Hong Kong Policy Research Institute (HKPRI), calls for full…

Total tunnel control could lead to dynamic – and more expensive – tunnel fees
Transportation & Infrastructure

Total tunnel control could lead to dynamic – and more expensive – tunnel fees

On July 11, upon the expiry of the franchise, the government took over the Tate’s Cairn Tunnel that links the New Territories and Kowloon. With…

Breaking up is hard to do: The Transport and Housing Bureau
Policy

Breaking up is hard to do: The Transport and Housing Bureau

Housing and transport are both very important social issues in Hong Kong. But putting the two areas under one umbrella in the government, some say,…

Trading autonomy for convenience: The Express Rail Immigration Colocation Bill
Transportation & Infrastructure

Trading autonomy for convenience: The Express Rail Immigration Colocation Bill

After a five-month debate, Hong Kong’s Legislative Council finally passed the controversial co-location bill which will allow mainland laws to be enforced in the Special…

Smart AND Fast: Smart cities, transportation and mobility for Hong Kong
Transportation & Infrastructure

Smart AND Fast: Smart cities, transportation and mobility for Hong Kong

Under the vision of empowering Hong Kong with technology, the government has laid out an ambitious roadmap to make the city smart. Hong Kong prides…

3rd Runway attempts funding take off from LGO
Transportation & Infrastructure

3rd Runway attempts funding take off from LGO

Big runways don’t come cheap, and LegCo has to approve the tab. That isn’t going to be easy. As a regional hub, Hong Kong’s international…

Railway Dilemma in Hong Kong’s Northwest
Transportation & Infrastructure

Railway Dilemma in Hong Kong’s Northwest

An expanding population comes with a spike in demand for public transportation, but the Hong Kong government might not be keeping pace. A great many…

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge – Is it worth all the hassle?
Transportation & Infrastructure

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge – Is it worth all the hassle?

A mega cross-border bridge that connects Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macau was part of a major push by the government to integrate the Pearl River…

ERP MythBusters: Cases of Foreign Cities
Policy

ERP MythBusters: Cases of Foreign Cities

In the midst of the heated debate on implementation of Electronic Road Pricing‭ (‬ERP‭) ‬scheme in the Central Business District‭ (‬CBD‭) ‬of Hong Kong‭, ‬many…

Lawmakers side with industry to challenge premium taxi proposal
Transportation & Infrastructure

Lawmakers side with industry to challenge premium taxi proposal

Transport chief stresses scheme’s details are open for discussion but admits that the government can do little besides relying on industry self-regulation.