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.
South China Morning Post: Civic Exchange researcher Carine Lai writes about how Hongkongers are being cheated out of vital open space.
Civic Exchange in principle agrees with the Ombudsman’s observations and recommendations.
Part of Des Voeux Road Central, one of the main avenues in Hong Kong’s downtown core, was closed off to its usual vehicle traffic for one day — from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 25 September 2016. The initiative, called Very DVRC, was co-organised by Walk DVRC, …
South China Morning Post: Civic Exchange researcher Carine Lai questions why the Hong Kong government’s housing targets are based more on politics than practicalities.
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying announced his fourth policy address earlier today, covering policy issues such as economic growth, housing, elderly care, poverty, support for the disadvantaged. Civic Exchange feels that some of the issues, though mentioned, need a more holistic approach.
In response to DVRC Initiative’s application to the Town Planning Board (Application No. Y/H3/7), Civic Exchange is writing to express our strong support of the application and of the arguments in favour of the applicant’s proposal.
A 200-metre stretch of Des Voeux Road Central, a major thoroughfare in downtown Hong Kong, was pedestrianised for a day. Car traffic was stopped to allow for cultural, sport and environmental events.
In response to Intellects Consultancy Ltd.’s application to the TPB, Civic Exchange submitted a document to express our strong objection to the application and to dismiss the shaky arguments provided by the applicant.