Civic Exchange has appointed two new members to its expert panel on Walkability. Wang Liang Huew and Julian Kwong join a team working on solutions to make Hong Kong a better place for pedestrians.
On Hong Kong’s 20th handover anniversary, Civic Exchange looks at the changes the city has experienced in the past two decades and puts forward a number of recommendations.
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.
Civic Exchange’s Submission to the LegCo’s Subcommittee on Two Proposed Resolutions under the Fixed Penalty (Traffic Contraventions) Ordinance and the Fixed Penalty (Criminal Proceedings) Ordinance.
The Hong Kong Government has set out a planning vision and strategy for the city, reaching to the year 2030 and beyond. The public is encouraged to give their own opinions until the deadline of 30 April. Here are Civic Exchange’s views and recommendations.
“Mapping Equitable Availability of Open Space in Hong Kong” takes a first step in analysing data to quantify inequalities in communal spaces.
Civic Exchange, welcomed the fact that walkability – one of our main areas of focus – was addressed directly and specifically in the Hong Kong Chief Executive’s Policy Address. However, Civic Exchange also expressed concern with the Chief Executive’s emphasis on land development and rezoning.
The last segment of our three-part series focuses on Shanghai, where residents report a slightly higher level of happiness compared to Singapore, and significantly higher compared to Hong Kong. However, among migrant workers without a “hukou,” there is a gap in satisfaction over housing and medical care.