HK01: Carine Lai, Civic Exchange’s Senior Researcher on Public Open Space (POS), said in an interview that domestic helpers’ needs may not be considered in Government planning. (Chinese only)
South China Morning Post: Civic Exchange Chairman Evan Auyang asks if the Government’s smart mobility plan can address the city’s main transit problems – such as overused MTR lines, vested interests among licensed operators and too many private cars
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.
“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.