Civic Exchange commends the Governmentâ€™s Climate Action Plan 2030+ for its many initiatives, but regrets that the plan shies away from the most important questions: How quickly is Hong Kong phasing out coal? And what are we going to switch into, natural gas or nuclear?read more
PRESS RELEASE – Civic Exchange Welcomes Government Embrace of Walkability, but Urges Caution on Development and Infrastructure
Civic Exchange welcomed the fact that walkability â€“ one of our main areas of focus â€“ was addressed directly and specifically in the Hong Kong Chief Executiveâ€™s Policy Address. However, Civic Exchange also expressed concern with the Chief Executiveâ€™s emphasis on land development and rezoning.
Publication date: January 2017
Publication date: December 2016
This report, the culmination of two years of research, was released during the official launch of Civic Exchangeâ€™s Walkability initiative. It includes a walkability assessment tool designed specifically for Hong Kong, as well as studies of five local neighbourhoods.
CIVIC EXCHANGE LAUNCHES â€˜WALKABILITYâ€™ INITIATIVE Civic Exchange is introducing a new program to advocate on behalf of pedestrians in the city. The goal of WALKABILITY is to encourage the government and businesses to take a â€œpeople-firstâ€ approach to urban...read more
Publication date: November 2016
This report summarises the Walk21 Hong Kong conference that took place 3-7 October 2016, and highlights the main themes addressed by more than 150 speakers.
Publication date: April 2014
Civic Exchange, The Hong Kong Institute of Planners, City University of Hong Kong and the MVA consultancy published a practical proposal to revitalize the Central district by turning a segment of Des Voeux Road into a green space reserved for trams and pedestrians.
Publication date: October 2012
This report studied the walking environment in four very different neighborhoods: Central on Hong Kong Island; Tsim Sha Tsui and Mongkok in Kowloon; and Ma On Shan, a â€œnew townâ€ built in the outlying New Territories. It draws on the best practices from cities overseas to make out what it will take to improve Hong Kong.