Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link<br />Ip Mei Sz, Grace (52222294)<br />Lai Kwok Yiu, Antonio (52221746)<br /...
Outline<br />
Content of XRL<br />
Status quo<br />Existed railway system was backward<br />Both passenger and goods use the same railway<br />The capacity o...
Aims<br />Strengthen the transportation linkage between HK and China<br />Further develop position of Hong Kongas a gatewa...
Other interesting reasons<br />PRC government announced the 11th five-year plan<br />Mention about the situation of HK<br ...
Detail<br />Known as Guangshengang XRL<br />One of the Ten Major Infrastructure Projects by Donald Tsang Yam-kuen<br />66....
Benefits<br />Reduce the travel time<br />Journey time from HK to Guangzhou reduced from 100 minutes to 48 minutes<br />On...
Implement agency<br />
Time table of XRL<br />
The votes of XRL<br />55billion in funding XRL Project<br />11.8 billion in funding in others related to XRL<br />
Supporter<br />Government<br />MTR<br />Business Sector<br />Construction industry<br />Tourism<br />The property develope...
Reasons of support<br />Government<br />Benefit to economic development<br />Avoid HK to be marginalized<br />Match the de...
Pro XRL Activity<br />Rally outside the legislative council<br />Establish Facebook group<br />
Opponent<br />Post 80s<br />Local residents<br />Choi Yuen Tsuen<br />Tai Kok Tsui<br />Pan-democratic parties <br />Democ...
Reason of opposition<br />Post 80s<br />Not real high speed railway<br />Could not benefit the resident of north NT<br />T...
Reason of opposition<br />Local residents<br />Choi Yuen Tsuen<br />Unwilling to move<br />Due to sense of belonging<br />...
Reason of opposition<br />Pan-democratic parties<br />Reflected the opinion of voters<br />Too expensive<br />Force some p...
Anti XRL activity<br />Demonstration (4 Jan 2010, 15 Jan 2010)<br />Rally outside the legislative council (8Jan 2010)<br /...
Civic engagement process<br />
4 Stages of Consultation (MTR)<br />
2 monthsStatutory Consultation<br />
Consultation Meeting  (District Council) 2008<br />
Consultation Meeting  (District Council) 2009<br />
Application of theory<br />
Distributive (Lowi)<br />
Five elements of policy design (Birkland)<br />
Rationalist model of decision making<br />Clear definition of goals<br />Refers to the aims of XRL<br />Alternatives and c...
Criticism<br />Bounded rationality<br />The data provided by government were only a estimation<br />Possible outcomes and ...
The Stages Model<br />
Conclusion<br />
Conclusion<br />XRL could bring long term benefit to HK<br />Consensus have not been established before legislative counci...
Thank you!!!<br />
Reference<br />Lowi, T. J. (1972). Four Systems of Policy, Politics, and Choice. Public Administration Review, 32 (4), 298...
Reference<br />朱凱迪 (2009). 行政主導釋義 (廣深港高鐵及石崗菜園村系列). Retrieved February 26, 2011 from, Web site: http://www.inmediahk.net/no...
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Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link

  1. 1. Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link<br />Ip Mei Sz, Grace (52222294)<br />Lai Kwok Yiu, Antonio (52221746)<br />Lau Hiu Tung, Winnie (52221377)<br />
  2. 2. Outline<br />
  3. 3. Content of XRL<br />
  4. 4. Status quo<br />Existed railway system was backward<br />Both passenger and goods use the same railway<br />The capacity of existed railway system was not enough<br />The amounts of passenger doubling every ten years since 1988<br />
  5. 5. Aims<br />Strengthen the transportation linkage between HK and China<br />Further develop position of Hong Kongas a gateway out of the Pearl River Delta<br />Achieve a better economic cooperation between the HK and China<br />Referenced the success of Europe and Japan<br />Construction of XRL as a key factors of regional development<br />
  6. 6. Other interesting reasons<br />PRC government announced the 11th five-year plan<br />Mention about the situation of HK<br />Emphasized the construction of XRL<br />However, the construction did not included HK<br />Some professional considered HK would be marginalized<br />E.g. Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies from The Chinese University of Hong Kong<br />Stimulate the perception of CE<br />Construction of XRL became one of the Ten Major Infrastructure Projects<br />
  7. 7. Detail<br />Known as Guangshengang XRL<br />One of the Ten Major Infrastructure Projects by Donald Tsang Yam-kuen<br />66.9 billion for budget<br />26 km for the length of system<br />Connection<br />Kowloon, Hong Kong in the south<br />Panyu, Guangzhou, Guangdong in the north<br />Top speed<br />Guangshen section: 350 km/h (220 mph)<br />Hong Kong section: 200 km/h (120 mph)<br />
  8. 8. Benefits<br />Reduce the travel time<br />Journey time from HK to Guangzhou reduced from 100 minutes to 48 minutes<br />Only 10 hours for going Beijing <br />Inspire the economic activities near the station or HK further<br />Created job opportunities<br />5, 500 during construction<br />10, 000 in it’s operation<br />
  9. 9. Implement agency<br />
  10. 10. Time table of XRL<br />
  11. 11. The votes of XRL<br />55billion in funding XRL Project<br />11.8 billion in funding in others related to XRL<br />
  12. 12. Supporter<br />Government<br />MTR<br />Business Sector<br />Construction industry<br />Tourism<br />The property developer<br />Functional Constituencies <br />
  13. 13. Reasons of support<br />Government<br />Benefit to economic development<br />Avoid HK to be marginalized<br />Match the development of China<br />MTR<br />Interest group<br />Business Sector<br />Create job opportunities<br />Functional Constituencies<br />Reflect the opinion of voters<br />
  14. 14. Pro XRL Activity<br />Rally outside the legislative council<br />Establish Facebook group<br />
  15. 15. Opponent<br />Post 80s<br />Local residents<br />Choi Yuen Tsuen<br />Tai Kok Tsui<br />Pan-democratic parties <br />Democratic Party<br />Civic Party<br />League of Social Democrats<br />
  16. 16. Reason of opposition<br />Post 80s<br />Not real high speed railway<br />Could not benefit the resident of north NT<br />The price of the ticket would be too high<br />Government rejected the suggestion of the public<br />Lack of public consultation<br />Lack of democratic elements<br />
  17. 17. Reason of opposition<br />Local residents<br />Choi Yuen Tsuen<br />Unwilling to move<br />Due to sense of belonging<br />Insuffience indemnification<br />Tai Kok Tsui<br />Fear the construction would influence the structure of building<br />
  18. 18. Reason of opposition<br />Pan-democratic parties<br />Reflected the opinion of voters<br />Too expensive<br />Force some people to leave their district<br />Not enough consultation<br />Lack of planning details<br />
  19. 19. Anti XRL activity<br />Demonstration (4 Jan 2010, 15 Jan 2010)<br />Rally outside the legislative council (8Jan 2010)<br />Ascetic (苦行) Start from Monday (4 -7 Jan 2010) <br />Establish Facebook group<br />
  20. 20. Civic engagement process<br />
  21. 21. 4 Stages of Consultation (MTR)<br />
  22. 22. 2 monthsStatutory Consultation<br />
  23. 23. Consultation Meeting (District Council) 2008<br />
  24. 24. Consultation Meeting (District Council) 2009<br />
  25. 25. Application of theory<br />
  26. 26. Distributive (Lowi)<br />
  27. 27. Five elements of policy design (Birkland)<br />
  28. 28. Rationalist model of decision making<br />Clear definition of goals<br />Refers to the aims of XRL<br />Alternatives and consequences<br />Location<br />Route<br />Construction method<br />Best solution<br />In the government’s stand point<br />
  29. 29. Criticism<br />Bounded rationality<br />The data provided by government were only a estimation<br />Possible outcomes and alternatives might be neglected<br />
  30. 30. The Stages Model<br />
  31. 31. Conclusion<br />
  32. 32. Conclusion<br />XRL could bring long term benefit to HK<br />Consensus have not been established before legislative council approved funding<br />Increase of political participation of public<br />
  33. 33. Thank you!!!<br />
  34. 34. Reference<br />Lowi, T. J. (1972). Four Systems of Policy, Politics, and Choice. Public Administration Review, 32 (4), 298-310.<br />Birkland, T. A. (2005). An Introduction to the Policy process: Theories, Concepts, and Models of Public Policy Making. New York: M.E. Sharpe, Inc.<br />Yuen, Y. M., Shen, J. F. & Zhang, L. (2006). China’s 11 th Five-year Plan: Opportunities and Challenges for Hong Kong. Retrieved February 20, 2011 from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies Web site: http://www.bauhinia.org/publications/China11FYP-HK-FR-english.pdf<br />
  35. 35. Reference<br />朱凱迪 (2009). 行政主導釋義 (廣深港高鐵及石崗菜園村系列). Retrieved February 26, 2011 from, Web site: http://www.inmediahk.net/node/1002679<br />朱凱迪 (2009). 仲衰過假諮詢 (廣深港高鐵與石崗菜園村系列). Retrieved February 4, 2011 from, Web site: http://www.inmediahk.net/node/1002532<br />

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