Research

The Walk DVRC initiative
Stories of Des Voeux Road Central
Stories of Des Voeux Road Central
Walking Tour Map of DVRC and its Surrounding Neighborhoods

  Explore Hong Kong’s pedestrian routes and culture around Des Voeux Road Central with this map. 

Proposed Tram & Pedestrian Precinct in Des Voeux Road Central: Summary Report (2014)
Proposed Tram & Pedestrian Precinct in Des Voeux Road Central: Appendices Booklet ( Appendix 1: Air Quality, Appendix 3: Urban Design Proposal) (2014)
Proposed Tram & Pedestrian Precinct in Des Voeux Road Central: Appendix 2: Traffic Review For Potential Tram Precinct on Des Voeux Road Central
Improving Our Central City Area: The First Phase of the Des Voeux Road Pedestrian Precinct (2003)
Des Voeux Road Central and the Public Realm
PM2.5 Pollution along the Tramway Study
Policy responses and recommendations
Is Convenient the same as Smart?

 The government should go further to make the city more liveable, rather than more convenient. 

How a walkable Hong Kong can make the city smarter

Holistic thinking will amplify the government's efforts in promoting walkability and liveability through the smart city investment. 

Useful information on walkability, liveability and holistic planning & design
Measuring and Improving Walkability in Hong Kong Introduction of CEx WALKScore – An Assessment Tool
Hong Kong 2030+: Towards a Planning Vision and Strategy Transcending 2030
Cities Alive: Towards a walking world
Step Up Downtown: Vision & Tactical Plan for Downtown Cleveland
Step Up Downtown: Vision & Tactical Plan for Downtown Cleveland
Tactical Urbanism 4 - Australia and New Zealand
Tactical Urbanism 4 - Australia and New Zealand
The Urbanite Project - Open City Challenge
The Urbanite Project - Open City Challenge
Tactical Urbanism 5 - Italy
Tactical Urbanism 5 - Italy
Tactical Urbanists Guide to Materials and Design Version 1.0
Tactical Urbanists Guide to Materials and Design Version 1.0
Designing Sustainable Cities
Designing Sustainable Cities
Public Space and Public Life
Public Space and Public Life
Cities safer by design guidance and examples to promote traffic safety through urban and street design
Cities safer by design guidance and examples to promote traffic safety through urban and street design
The city at eye level
The city at eye level
Global age friendly cities: A guide
Global age friendly cities: A guide
The Neighborhood series
Local leaders_ Healthier communities through design
Local leaders_ Healthier communities through design
Street Design Manual
Street Design Manual
Placemaking and the future of cities
Placemaking and the future of cities
Streets as public spaces and drivers of urban prosperity
Streets as public spaces and drivers of urban prosperity
Tactical Urbanism 2
Tactical Urbanism 2
The case for healthy places
The case for healthy places
Streets as places: using streets to rebuild communities
Streets as places: using streets to rebuild communities
Walkable and Bikeable cities_lessons from Seoul and Singapore
Walkable and Bikeable cities_lessons from Seoul and Singapore
Measurement and Analysis of Walkability in Hong Kong

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