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Balancing the Need to Travel with  the Need to Improve Quality of Life  in Hong Kong April 24, 2010 Presented by: Mr. Chapman Lam Divisional Director (Transportation engineering),  MVA Hong Kong Limited
Top Down / Bottom Up World China Pearl River Delta Hong Kong CBD Neighbourhoods People A World City A Liveable City
HK History 1194 (Sung Dynasty) 1834 (Qing Dynasty)
HK History Coastline originally a resource to accommodate urban growth and economic development Now seen as an asset in itself to be maintained for the community
Hong Kong ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],A Super-Icon Statue Square, 1925 Admiralty, 50’s
Pollution in Hong Kong Asia’s World City
Sustainable Development : Evolution of Priorities Adjusting transport strategies to meet balanced economic, environmental and social development
Extending Consultation to Participation, Implementation and Travel Choice A better educated and more affluent public want more involvement and can bring new insights and ideas Participation in the process to enable the public to take on greater civic responsibilities and make better choices
Policy Directions ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],The challenge is to turn policy statements into coordinated plans and implement them
Boundary Crossings and Modes Destination for International and Cross-boundary Travel
Future Railway Network By 2021 Rail Network Coverage in urban area will Approach International Levels Providing the Opportunity for Sustainable Transport Initiatives
Mode Share Comparison of Major Cities Hong Kong Central London Singapore Tokyo Paris 89% 58% 63% 67% 45% 11% 42% 37% 33% 55% Public Transport Private Car
Future Highway Network Future Roads for Planning and Environmental Objectives not just to Meet Traffic Growth
Bus Network Optimisation ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Role of Our Streets Streets were once for people and public transport but now are often seen as movement space for vehicles with poor environments
Changing the Mindset What We Don’t Want What We Want ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Car Ownership and Traffic Growth Hong Kong must continue to contain traffic levels for economic, social and environmental reasons - HOW In the 1980s Hong Kong had the foresight to restrain vehicle ownership
Containing Traffic Growth Objectives – congestion, environment, economic Ownership Restraint Successful since early 1980s fundamental policy Network Management Reallocation of roadspace to more efficient users and for planning and environmental purposes Complex issues requiring full public participation and concensus Changing Behaviour – Pricing Congestion charging / Eco charging Reduced traffic by 15-25% Changing Behaviour - Voluntary car  pooling  / staggered flows, limited impact in Hong Kong
Future Harbour Area Road Network A largely underground strategic network provides opportunities to reorientate surface road hierarchies to favour pedestrians and public transport – not just to permit traffic growth
Reordering the Road Network Hierarchy
Future Railway Network in Harbourfront Area ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Environmentally Friendly Transport : Intermediate Capacity Systems Modern and environmentally friendly modes for intermediate capacity quality (high priority) corridors Bus Rapid Transit Automatic People Movers Wireless Tram
Making the Most of the Tramway An icon and a public transport system ,[object Object],[object Object]
Transport Modes Walking  is the most sustainable mode of transport Walking Bicycles Railway / Tram Bus / Mini-bus Taxi Private Car
Why Support Pedestrians ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Footbridge as a Mean to Improve Junction Capacity Efficient but need to take a balanced view
Pedestrian Space ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Past Walking Strategies Tsim Sha Tsui Central Mid-levels Scheme West Kowloon Reclamation NW-Kowloon Scheme Strategic plans have been implemented piecemeal losing community and network connectivity
Pedestrian and Public Transport Network Plan Creating a public transport and pedestrian city E-Transport System
Grasping Opportunities Ahead : Harbour Walk Comprehensive, continuous, comprehensible and connected Pedestrian Cross Harbour Walk
Past Nathan Road Improvement Concept - 2005 Nathan Road Before Nathan Road After
Past Nathan Road Improvement Concept - 2005 Nathan Road Before Nathan Road After
Road Map to Sustainable Transport Bringing the components together to form a strategy which meets the community needs Rail
What HK Should be ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE WANT TO WORK, LIVE LEARN AND PLAY, AND INVESTORS ARE CONFIDENT IN A REWARDING FUTURE LIVE LEARN WORK PLAY
Sustainable Transportation Objectives ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Striking the Right Balance ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],Public participation not only through consultation but by being given opportunities to make better travel choices to create a more liveable city
Engineer’s Responsibility
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City Speak XI - Is transport the solution or the enemy? Chapman Lam of MVA

  • 1. Balancing the Need to Travel with the Need to Improve Quality of Life in Hong Kong April 24, 2010 Presented by: Mr. Chapman Lam Divisional Director (Transportation engineering), MVA Hong Kong Limited
  • 2. Top Down / Bottom Up World China Pearl River Delta Hong Kong CBD Neighbourhoods People A World City A Liveable City
  • 3. HK History 1194 (Sung Dynasty) 1834 (Qing Dynasty)
  • 4. HK History Coastline originally a resource to accommodate urban growth and economic development Now seen as an asset in itself to be maintained for the community
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  • 6. Pollution in Hong Kong Asia’s World City
  • 7. Sustainable Development : Evolution of Priorities Adjusting transport strategies to meet balanced economic, environmental and social development
  • 8. Extending Consultation to Participation, Implementation and Travel Choice A better educated and more affluent public want more involvement and can bring new insights and ideas Participation in the process to enable the public to take on greater civic responsibilities and make better choices
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  • 10. Boundary Crossings and Modes Destination for International and Cross-boundary Travel
  • 11. Future Railway Network By 2021 Rail Network Coverage in urban area will Approach International Levels Providing the Opportunity for Sustainable Transport Initiatives
  • 12. Mode Share Comparison of Major Cities Hong Kong Central London Singapore Tokyo Paris 89% 58% 63% 67% 45% 11% 42% 37% 33% 55% Public Transport Private Car
  • 13. Future Highway Network Future Roads for Planning and Environmental Objectives not just to Meet Traffic Growth
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  • 15. Role of Our Streets Streets were once for people and public transport but now are often seen as movement space for vehicles with poor environments
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  • 17. Car Ownership and Traffic Growth Hong Kong must continue to contain traffic levels for economic, social and environmental reasons - HOW In the 1980s Hong Kong had the foresight to restrain vehicle ownership
  • 18. Containing Traffic Growth Objectives – congestion, environment, economic Ownership Restraint Successful since early 1980s fundamental policy Network Management Reallocation of roadspace to more efficient users and for planning and environmental purposes Complex issues requiring full public participation and concensus Changing Behaviour – Pricing Congestion charging / Eco charging Reduced traffic by 15-25% Changing Behaviour - Voluntary car pooling / staggered flows, limited impact in Hong Kong
  • 19. Future Harbour Area Road Network A largely underground strategic network provides opportunities to reorientate surface road hierarchies to favour pedestrians and public transport – not just to permit traffic growth
  • 20. Reordering the Road Network Hierarchy
  • 21.
  • 22. Environmentally Friendly Transport : Intermediate Capacity Systems Modern and environmentally friendly modes for intermediate capacity quality (high priority) corridors Bus Rapid Transit Automatic People Movers Wireless Tram
  • 23.
  • 24. Transport Modes Walking is the most sustainable mode of transport Walking Bicycles Railway / Tram Bus / Mini-bus Taxi Private Car
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  • 26. Footbridge as a Mean to Improve Junction Capacity Efficient but need to take a balanced view
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  • 28. Past Walking Strategies Tsim Sha Tsui Central Mid-levels Scheme West Kowloon Reclamation NW-Kowloon Scheme Strategic plans have been implemented piecemeal losing community and network connectivity
  • 29. Pedestrian and Public Transport Network Plan Creating a public transport and pedestrian city E-Transport System
  • 30. Grasping Opportunities Ahead : Harbour Walk Comprehensive, continuous, comprehensible and connected Pedestrian Cross Harbour Walk
  • 31. Past Nathan Road Improvement Concept - 2005 Nathan Road Before Nathan Road After
  • 32. Past Nathan Road Improvement Concept - 2005 Nathan Road Before Nathan Road After
  • 33. Road Map to Sustainable Transport Bringing the components together to form a strategy which meets the community needs Rail
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