Showcasing the creative output of faculty and students


   步獲日常




Ma, Hoi Ki
2019
Department of Journalism
BSSC COMM - JOUR CHI (BROADCAST)

14 Min
267 View




SUMMARY :

Daily Commute

A 2017 study by Stanford University in the United States found that the highest number of steps walked daily in the world were by Hong Kong people. Is the pavement under our feet comfortable to walk on? Chung Wing Lam goes to work in Kwun Tong, and tells us about her experiences and feelings. Kwun Tong has been developing into a core business district, and was selected as a good walkable city in recent years. However, in a report on walkability ratings, Kwun Tong was rated as having the lowest walkability. Urban planner Poon Fu Kit explained why Kwun Tong has a bad rating. ... what constitutes as a good walkable road? He pointed out that the criteria for scoring were: accessibility, convenience, comfort and fun, etc. Mr. Poon considers fun to be the most important element... In recent years, many new districts have established multiple large-scale shopping malls. Residents in Tseung Kwan O rely on shopping malls to meet their daily needs, and there are very few shops on the street. Chung Wai Ting and Lam Siu Wing both expressed their views on the situation. Lam Siu Wing enjoys walking, creating Facebook pages, and sharing relevant information with friends. Under the leadership of Siu Wing, Wai Ting walked from Tseung Kwan O to Kwun Tong for the first time. She noticed that if she slowed down, she could observe the community in a very different way. As Hong Kong people value convenience, many areas have a footbridge network connecting large transportation systems and nearby shopping malls in order to shorten their commute time. Chan Chi Fung is an urban designer who held an exhibition related to pedestrian bridge design last year. He pointed out that footbridges do not raise a city’s walkability. The design of the footbridge is not ideal, and instead makes the pedestrian experience worse. The Tsuen Wan footbridge network has improved accessibility in the overall area. He believes that the purpose of these footbridges is too one-sided, and doesn’t satisfy the needs of the society ...

HOW TO CITE

APA :
Ma, Hoi Ki. (2019). 步獲日常. Retrieved from HKBU Heritage:
      http://heritage.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/view.php?id=11316

MLA :
Ma, Hoi Ki. "步獲日常". HKBU Heritage. HKBU Library, 2019. Web. 28 Jan. 2020.
     <http://heritage.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/view.php?id=11316>.


  ●  Persistent link: http://heritage.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/view.php?id=11316
  ●  XML Dublin Core code for metadata harvesting
  ●  Go to the full record in the library's catalogue



This production is presented here with the permission of the producer and/or the corresponding academic department concerned.
Any non-personal uses, downloading, storage, reproduction, or redistribution of any of these videos/images/files/content is strictly prohibited.
HKBU and its Library assume no responsibility for the information presented and materials used in these productions. Go to Full Copyright Note.




  Recommended For You


HKBU Heritage : Student Production : 新移「民」建聯

新移「民」建聯

Cheung, Man Yin
2008


HKBU Heritage : Student Production : 美食新常態

美食新常態

Yu, Chun John
2017


HKBU Heritage : Student Production : 無牌企業家

無牌企業家

梁瑩月
2002


HKBU Heritage : Student Production : Silence Family

Silence Family

Yau, Wing Yan
2015


HKBU Heritage : Student Production : 家 • 無家

家 • 無家

Chan, Cheung Shing
2008


HKBU Heritage : Student Production : Is there a Place?

Is there a Place?

陳惠琳
2000