XR bus and bike tour to highlight transport cuts

Members and supporters of Extinction Rebellion groups from South London will tomorrow (24 July) tour places in Lambeth, Wandsworth, and Southwark to campaign against Transport for London’s (TfL) proposed bus cuts that would affect many local routes. They will be in their own bus with entertainment on the upper deck and will be joined by … Read more

In Pictures: Hong Kong’s Shek O Bus Terminus – a modernist architectural ‘icon’ restored

At the end of a twisting, 20-odd minute bus journey from Shau Kei Wan in Hong Kong’s Eastern District stands a modest modernist structure in concrete and masonry – Shek O Bus Terminus. For 67 years, it has silently and steadfastly welcomed residents and visitors to the sprawling seaside village of the same name, succumbing … Read more

90% of Hong Kong bus staff saw income fall during Covid-19, survey shows, as unions call for pay rise

Two labor have groups called on bus companies to give staff a pay rise, adding that employees’ base salaries have been frozen for two years and they have had their hours slashed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Representatives from two groups representing bus company employees at a press conference on May 13, 2022. Photo: Chau Siu-chung, … Read more