RTHK Radio 3: Civic Exchange Chairman Evan Auyang discussed traffic management, in light of a Clean Air Network report showing increased levels of some roadside pollutants.
Civic Exchange and City University of Hong Kong used newly developed sensors to track individuals’ exposure to certain pollutants, as they moved between home and parts of the city.
This is a Policy Brief extracted from and drawing upon the findings in
the Pearl River Delta Ship Emission Inventory Study – Final Report.
Since 2006, Hong Kong has taken the lead in Asia in researching the extent of air pollution from ships and its impact on human health.
Civic Exchange strongly supports the Government’s plan to roll out the Electronic Road Pricing Pilot Scheme because we believe congestion charging is an effective means to manage transport demand and to reduce traffic congestion in Hong Kong.
Civic Exchange has published two research reports on I/M for road vehicle in 2013-14, informing and engaging stakeholders in relevant policy discussions. This report represents looks at the issue that has been raised in two of our previous reports, the number and competency of vehicle repair mechanics in Hong Kong.
Civic Exchange submitted a document to the Office of the Ombudsman to provide comments on government’s implementation of strengthened control of exhaust emissions from petrol and LPG vehicles
South China Morning Post: A report on roadside air quality on the northern shore of Hong Kong Island along the tramway was released by Civic Exchange and the Institute for the Environment at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
This report aims to provide some insights into effective policy options for reducing people’s exposure to toxic air pollutants and protecting public health in Hong Kong’s dense urban setting.