That private cars should be banned in Hong Kong (convenience (people have…
That private cars should be banned in Hong Kong
There is less space in Hong Kong. So if we ban private cars, there will be more space for other things.
Private cars lead to traffic problems.
Banning will increase parking space for public transport
Hong Kong's public transport is very good. The need is less.
banning private cars makes HK safer. Reduce car accidents.
Air pollution will decrease
Banning private cars can reduce the impact of global warming
More jobs for bus drivers and MTR drivers
Banning private cars makes HK more equal
More people will communicate with each other than just being in their own private cars. people talk to each other more in public transport.
banning private cars will reduce air pollution and make air more breathable.
people will walk more and become healthier.
stressful to drive your own car than just be driven in public transport.
Taking cars away will reduce traffic and save time. Public transport is faster.
Private cars are a source of income for the government through cars.
There is a huge amount of wastage in terms of loss-of-money and jobs. (uber drivers)
If private cars are banned, public transport will quickly replace it. Like taxies. This may or may not need to lesser vehicles on the road.
Tourism and businesses will be damaged if people can't go to certain places.
waste of money and resources who have already bought a car.
Sometimes you may need the privacy of a private car.
For example, mentally or physically disabled need more privacy.
Driving is a leisure activity for some people. Driving a car can be a sport.
social status: Private cars are cool.
There won't be any private car races/
people have to wait for public transportation, and may be late for work.
Inconvenient while shopping.
If you live in a rural place, you will have difficulties commuting.
buses and MTRs are very slow compared to private cars.
You can't carry pets or bicycles on public transport.
Everyone needs to move based on the public transport schedule.
There are less buses in the night time. It may affect night-time travelers and their safety.
In case of emergency when public transport isn't working efficiently, people's safety may be affected.
High profile celebrities need private cars for privacy and safety.
old people find very hard to stand for long on public transport.
Banning private cars will lead to a lot of waste. The current private cars will need to be sent to landfills that are already full.
Connecting remote places by public transport is wasteful as there are very few people will go there.
Public transport like buses also take up a lot of space. Buses need more space.
all private car parking areas will be wasted.