Issue 118

New Year, New Plans: Singapore Land Transport Authority

in Transport

Transport in Singapore is largely land-based, and most parts of the country are best accessed by roads or by railways. The nation relies upon the Land Transport Authority (LTA) to develop the quality of these transportation infrastructures. Road and rail are the key players of passenger and goods movement here. There is a Mass Rapid […]

MTR Expansion: Shatin to Central

in Transport

The MTR, run by MTR Corporation, is the fastest, cheapest and most efficient way to travel around Hong Kong. The underground railway already provides a comprehensive service of the city’s multiple districts, but it has not finished growing yet. The Shatin to Central Link (SCL) is a 17km-long railway line development. It will stretch the […]

Kai Tak Sports Park: Community Activity

in Tourism & Leisure

Kai Tak Sports Park is not just a sports infrastructure investment: it is a community investment too. Occupying 28 hectares of land, the sports park is about 9 hectares larger than Victoria Park. It is expected to contribute significantly to sports development in Hong Kong by promoting the enjoyment and benefits of sports, drawing major […]

World Class Ports: Hong Kong Marine Department

in Infrastructure

The Port of Hong Kong is one of the world’s busiest container ports. It is monitored and managed by the Marine Department, who have provided safe and sustainable port operations under this name for several decades. Undoubtedly, the Marine Department has enormous responsibilities. The Port of Hong Kong contributes towards the region’s economic development on […]

Progress on the Hong Kong Express Rail Link

in Transport

An exciting rail project in Hong Kong is nearing its completion. The Hong Kong Express Rail Link project, which started in 2011, should be finished entirely by the end of 2018. It will greatly reduce travel time between Hong Kong and Guangzhou, strengthening links and integration between Hong Kong and mainland China. This has been […]

Highways Department Hong Kong: Keeping up to speed with one of the world’s busiest transport networks

in Infrastructure, Transport

In late December of 2016, the Highways Department of Hong Kong invited tenders for its latest improvement project: “Provision of Barrier-free Access Facilities for Highway Structures – Phase 3 Contract 9”. The works are expected to commence in May 2017 and will take about 42 months to complete. The works will mainly comprise of the construction […]