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Development of Tung Chung New Town in Hong Kong

Author(s): H. Wang & W. Wong

Abstract:
Hong Kong's new airport at Chek Lap Kok is scheduled to open on July 6, 1998. At present, construction of all major projects is either at the last stage or in completion.

Tung Chung New Town, one of the Airport Core Programme (ACP), has been initially set up for housing 216,000 people by 2006 and providing living area for servicing staff of the new airport.

Based on the case study on the development of Tung Chung New Town, this paper illustrates the relationship between transport system and land use development.

In the paper, referring to many survey data and research results, the development of Tung Chung New Town is shown to be essential due to the relocation of the Hong Kong Airport. On the other hand, comparing with other new towns...

Pages: 9
Size: 872 kb
Paper DOI: 10.2495/UT980251

 

 

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