LegCo Members observe road and traffic conditions on Lantau Island (with photos)

The following is issued on behalf of the Legislative Council Secretariat:
     Legislative Council (LegCo) Members conducted a site visit to Lantau Island today (August 8) to follow up on a case about the improvement of the road safety and the traffic network on Lantau Island.
     Accompanied by representatives of the Transport and Housing Bureau, the Transport Department, the Highways Department as well as the Civil Engineering and Development Department, Members first observed the road widening and road bend improvement works along Keung Shan Road. Members then observed the district improvement works at Tai O, including the widening of bus terminus and the provision of additional parking spaces. Members also visited the Tai O Ferry Pier, and received briefing by Government representatives on the public transport services from Tai O/Mui Wo to Tung Chung and the "Study on Traffic, Transport and Capacity to Receive Visitors for Lantau".
     After the site visit, Members held a case conference with the Administration at the LegCo Complex to follow up the case.
     Members who participated in the visit included Mr Leung Che-cheung (Convenor), Mr Yiu Si-wing, Ms Alice Mak, Dr Lo Wai-kwok, Dr Junius Ho and Mr Holden Chow.

Ends/Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Issued at HKT 19:35