Ride-sharing can help optimise road usage and free up space, study finds

Ride-sharing can help optimise road usage and free up space, study finds

The Uber-commissioned study also claims that traffic congestion would drop by 90% in the most ideal case with ridesharing, but some from the audience are…

Private initiative calls for top-down support for Central pedestrianisation bid

Private initiative calls for top-down support for Central pedestrianisation bid

Walk DVRC Limited, a high-powered NGO, urges Chief Executive Carrie Lam to back plans to pedestrianise Des Voeux Road Central. Vehicles would be banned from…

Reform Hong Kong’s transport system by opening up data

Reform Hong Kong’s transport system by opening up data

Despite being world-famous for our efficient transport system, attempting to get a bus in Hong Kong is always a guessing game. Transport operators adopting a…

Hong Kong can become Asia’s cycling Mecca

Hong Kong can become Asia’s cycling Mecca

GoBee Bike’s recent launch of their bike-sharing app has witnessed a rocky beginning, but its co-founder Claude Ducharme believes they have the potential to revolutionise…

Opposing motions passed in LegCo panel meeting on franchised taxi plan

Opposing motions passed in LegCo panel meeting on franchised taxi plan

Transport chief says any future enhancement can go hand in hand with the pilot franchise scheme despite the taxi industry crying foul over lack of…

Port in Hong Kong: The Blue Economy turning blue

Port in Hong Kong: The Blue Economy turning blue

The good old days are gone and Hong Kong needs to come up with a new strategy for its shrinking shipping industry. (Photo credit: Mk2010…

ERP MythBusters: Cases of Foreign Cities

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…

Premium Taxis – one stone cannot kill two birds

Premium Taxis – one stone cannot kill two birds

Ever fancy riding a Mercedes S-Class or Tesla for a taxi journey, with a wifi connection and a besuited driver greeting you warmly? You don’t…

ERP is an inconvenient option but should not be omitted

ERP is an inconvenient option but should not be omitted

To charge or not to charge – that is the question. (Photo credit: Jeni Zhi) (Content paid for and supplied by HK Roadside)

Increasing light bus seating capacity won’t strengthen public transport

Increasing light bus seating capacity won’t strengthen public transport

Public transport in Hong Kong needs a better rethink than just increasing the seating capacity of public light buses. Mismatch between public transport modes should…