Measuring and Improving Walkability in Hong Kong – Final Report

Measuring and Improving Walkability in Hong Kong – Final Report

Publication date: December 2016
This report, the culmination of two years of research, was released during the official launch of Civic Exchange’s Walkability initiative. It includes a walkability assessment tool designed specifically for Hong Kong, as well as studies of five local neighbourhoods.

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Proposed Tram & Pedestrian Precinct in Des Voeux Road Central

Proposed Tram & Pedestrian Precinct in Des Voeux Road Central

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.

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Walkable City, Living Streets

Walkable City, Living Streets

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 “new town” 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.

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