November 2010 Merten Nefs visited Shenzhen and Hong Kong, in the Chinese Pearl River Delta. On behalf of the Deltametropolis Association he presented the SprintCity project at an international conference in Shenzhen and spoke to several professionals in Hong Kong to learn about their strategies for development of public transport nodes and the surrounding areas. He visited a number of central and suburban metro stations of the MTR corporation, including the recent developments around Kowloon station and ‘new towns’ like Tuen Mun and Tsing Yi.
Click here to read the full report of the trip to China (Dutch).
New town around Tsing Yi metro station
Times Square, near Causeway Bay metro station, central Hong Kong
Urbanization, light-rail and bicycle parking near Tuen Mun metro station
Shopping center and residential towers near Tuen Mun metro station