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Hong kong first transportation presentation

Hong kong first transportation presentation



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    • Hong Kong Jingyue Zhang,Aqif Karim,Guillaume Daoust, Peter Gallagher
    • Geography of Hong Kong • • Location Hong Kong is located in the South China Sea, at the mouth of the Pearl River Delta. Area: Land: 1,104 km2 (426 sq mi) Sea: 1,650 km2 (640 sq mi) • Three main territories Hong Kong Island Kowloon Peninsula • New Territories 263 offshore islands Lantau Island is the largest one
    • Geography of Hong Kong • • . Its terrain is very mountainous with many steep slopes which prevents building in many areas of the city. Most people live in Northern Hong Kong Island/Kowloon/Southern New Territories.
    • Land Use
    • Land Use
    • Demographics ● In the world the most dense high income area is Hong Kong, at 67,000 persons per square mile or 25,900 per square kilometer with a total population of more than seven million.
    • Demographics ● Hong Kong, the densely populated Green City. ● Over 90% of the daily journeys are on a public transport system which includes railways, trams, buses, minibuses, taxis and ferries. ● There are only about 290 licensed vehicles for every kilometre of road. • Average Household income per month is $20,700 where only around $400 is spend on transportation per person in the household.
    • Pre-automobile city From steam boat and tram to one of the most well-planned and interconnected networks • First service started in 1888
    • Peak Tram
    • Transport Department • • • Created in 1968 Independent government department Responsible for transport planning, traffic management and promoting safety “We will provide the world’s best transport system which is safe, efficient, environmental friendly and satisfying to both users and operators” “Zero accidents on the road, Hong Kong’s goal”
    • Public Transportation In Hong Kong • • • Rail o MTR o Tramways Road o Bus Transit o Taxis o Cycling Ferries
    • Infrastructure • • • • Major Airport and Seaports Diverse Road Network Bridges & Tunnels Pedestrian Infrastructure Central Elevated Walkway Eastern Harbour Tunnel
    • Octopus Pass • • • Making everyday life easier Access to public transportation Commercial Purchases • • Used by 95% of Hong Kong population 12 Million daily transactions
    • Citation "Transportation." Hong Kong Travel Guide. N.p., 2012. Web. 14 Oct. 2013. "Demographics of Hong Kong." Demographics of Hong Kong. Princeton, n.d. Web. 14 Oct. 2013. "Transport Department - Introduction." Transport Department - Introduction. Hongkong Department of Transportation, n.d. Web. 14 Oct. 2013 "Land Utilization in Hong Kong." Land Utilization in Hong Kong. Planning Department Hong Kong, n.d. Web. 14 Oct. 2013. ‘Demographic Statistics Section, Census and Statistics Department.’Demographic Trends in Hong Kong (1981-2011) Web. ‘Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government.’ Hong Kong the facts. July 2013. Web. “Map of MTR, Ferry, and Tramway.” Transportation > MTR (Subway). Hong-Kong-Travel.org. 2013. Web