Commuting By Escalator

A system of escalators in Hong Kong, installed in 1993 to create a new connection between districts, has become an unusual and popular way to commute Hong Kong's steep streets.
January 11, 2010, 8am PST | I AMM
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The neighborhood the escalator runs through is called Mid-levels.

From the BBC web page: "The Central-Mid-levels system consists of twenty escalators and three moving walkways - and it runs in one direction in the morning, and another in the afternoon."

Video on the BBC website, featuring a lot of footage of the escalator and the "transit-oriented developments" that face it.

Thanks to Adriana

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Published on Sunday, January 10, 2010 in BBC
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