The Transport Department has come up with a novel approach to win over objectors to its crazy plan of building an underground car park in Stanley.
It has written to residents and asked them to support the project. In so doing, it has regurgitated the same arguments that made little impression last year. This includes the odd argument that as the car park is not an additional tourist attraction, it won’t attract additional traffic.
The Stanley Residents Concern Group adopted a more conventional approach to the project and commissioned a traffic study to assess the effect of the car park on traffic levels, which concluded that it would increase traffic congestion and diminish the environment and safety in the area. See more at South china Morning Post