Infographic：Transportation in Hong Kong
【明報專訊】◆How much does it cost to travel from Hong Kong to Macau by helicopter?
$4300 per trip：Each flight takes only 15 minutes!
◆Artifacts in MTR station?
Upon the discovery of several wells (pictured) and numerous artifacts dating back to the Song Dynasty, the MTR Corporation delayed the construction project of the Shatin to Central Link. The artifacts are estimated to have a history of over 700 years!
◆Ding Ding! When did the trams start running?
since 1904：Operating the world's largest double-deck tram fleet, Hong Kong's tram service can be traced back to 1904.
◆How many bus routes are there in Hong Kong?
almost 700：KMB served 2.8 million passengers a day in 2019.
◆Can you ride e-scooters on streets?
NO! Currently, it is against the law to ride an e-scooter on any roads, pavements or biking trails. It might be dangerous to ride them on streets, but they are really convenient for citizens. Do you think they should be allowed on streets?
(Graphics: Lo Hing Pui)
artifact (n) 文物
route (n) 路線
scooter (n) 踏板車
convenient (adj) 方便的
[Smarties' Power English 第284期]