Highways in Hong Kong, study tour, Hong Kong, 22-25 October, 1978; program and papers

The first paper (kwong,hs) briefly describes the features of hong kong relevant to the highway engineer and the organization of the Public Works Department highways office. In session 2 (choi,yl) a brief outline is given of the special features of stormwater drainage in hong kong, which reflect the steep natural ground and flat reclaimed area, topography, the intense urban development and the heavy rainfall with frequent typhoons. In session 3 (miller,p) the complexity of hong kong's geographical setting, population density and commercial/ industrial mix is shown to call for integration of transport into all government planning. Session 4 (lee,esw) describes the role played by the Transport Department, which is responsible for licensing, traffic operations, road and waterborne public transport and for tunnels. In session 5, (bardeb,SA) tuen mun new town and its traffic are discussed, with detailed description of bus and light rail systems.

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  • Accession Number: 01440506
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • ISBN: 0869104004
  • Files: ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 24 2012 11:00PM