Pedestrian Schemes for Causeway Bay

Map for Causeway Bay

There are substantial commercial, retail and other economic activities in Causeway Bay. Insufficient road space to accommodate both vehicular traffic and pedestrians may result in traffic accidents. In order to improve the environment and safety for pedestrians, Transport Department has already implemented pedestrian schemes in the more crowded parts of Causeway Bay. These include:

(1) Full-time Pedestrian Street

The following full-time pedestrian streets have been implemented:

  • Jardine's Crescent (implemented since October 2000)
  • Paterson Street (between Great George Street and Yee Wo Street) (implemented since June 2001)
  • Russell Street (between Lee Garden Road and Percival Street) (implemented since April 2000)

(2) Part-time Pedestrian Street

The following part-time pedestrian streets have been implemented daily between 4 p.m. and 12 midnight since June 2001.

  • Lockhart Road, East Point Road and Great George Street (between Cannon Street and Paterson Street)

On Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays, the part-time pedestrianisation of Lockhart Road, East Point Road and Great George Street (between Cannon Street and Paterson Street) operates from 12 noon to 12 midnight.

The streetscape beautification works for Lockhart Road and East Point Road (between Cannon Street and Great George Street) are scheduled to commence in mid 2007.

The part-time pedestrian scheme of Pak Sha Road and Lee Garden Road (between Kai Chiu Road and Pak Sha Road) has been implemented since June 2004. Since 24 October 2005, the closure hours have been changed to 7 p.m. to 12 midnight on Weekdays and 12 noon to 12 midnight on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.  

(3) Traffic Calming Street

The following traffic calming streets have been implemented :

  • Foo Ming Street
  • Great George Street (between Paterson Street and Gloucester Road)
  • Kai Chiu Road
  • Lan Fong Road
  • Lee Garden Road (between Foo Ming Street and Hysan Avenue; and between Kai Chiu Road and Hennessy Road)
  • Russell Street (in front of Times Square)
  • Yun Ping Road (between Kai Chiu Road and Hysan Avenue)
  • Paterson Street (between Kingston Street and Great George Street)

Vehicle access is restricted to taxis only at Russell Street (in front of Time Square) from 12 noon to 12 midnight daily.

Improved Pedestrian Environment In Causeway Bay

Kai Chiu Road (Before) Photo taken in February 2001
Kai Chiu Road (Before)
Photo taken in February 2001
Kai Chiu Road (After) Photo taken in October 2001
Kai Chiu Road (After)
Photo taken in October 2001
Jardine's Crescent (Before) Photo taken in June 2000
Jardine's Crescent (Before)
Photo taken in June 2000
Jardine's Crescent (After) Photo taken in March 2001
Jardine's Crescent (After)
Photo taken in March 2001
Pak Sha Road (Before) Photo taken in February 2003
Pak Sha Road (Before)
Photo taken in February 2003
Pak Sha Road (After) Photo taken in November 2004
Pak Sha Road (After)
Photo taken in November 2004
Russell Street (Before)
Russell Street (Before)
Russell Street (After) Photo taken in April 2000
Russell Street (After)
Photo taken in April 2000
Great Geroge Street (Before)
Great Geroge Street (Before)
Great Geroge Street(After) Photo taken in November 2003
Great Geroge Street (After)
Photo taken in November 2003
Paterson Street Full-time Pedestrian Street Photo taken in July 2001
Paterson Street
Full-time Pedestrian Street
Photo taken in July 2001