Tseung Kwan O's public transport interchanges compared to "gas chambers"

Sai Kung District Council members had air quality measurements taken at six public transport interchanges in the Tseung Kwan O area. The results are now in.
One member described the air quality for those waiting for buses as “like living in “large-scale gas chambers.””
The results showed that all interchanges exceeded the WHO guidelines for PM2.5, some over 5x the maximum recommended 10 µgm/m³. South Horizons at “51”, is the highest among the six interchanges tested, followed by Lam Tin interchange, where the PM2.5 concentration is “50.”
po lam air
Po Lam interchange                   Photo: Ho Man-kit

lam tin air
Lam Tin interchange                   Photo: Ho Man-kit

tiu keng leng air
Tiu Keng Leng interchange              Photo: Ho Man-kit

Hang hau air
Hang Hau interchange                 Photo: Ho Man-kit

The councillors said over the years they have had many complaints from residents about having to wait in such bad environments, but because transport interchanges are the responsibity of a number of government departments, no one was interested in solving the fundamental problems.
The data for the whole exercise is shown below (Chinese only)
air data

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