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Photos of Tsing Ma Bridge, Hong Kong

The Tsing Ma Bridge is spectacular, not just from a design and engineering perspective, but also when viewed from multiple angles, both day and night. At night the bridge is lit up with soft-toned lights in a range of mellow colors, making it lovely structure to view, whether from the beach or from one's balcony (if you are facing that direction). 

Park Island Ferry Schedule. Park Island Bus Schedule.

Here is the most up to date schedule for buses to Park Island and the Park Island ferry schedule: Park Island Buses and Park Island Ferry Schedule
From Park Island Transport Company's website:
Ferry Services:
We operate a fleet of high-speed double-deck air-conditioned catamarans plying between Park Island and Central with a journey time of about 25 minutes as well as between Park Island and Tsuen Wan with journey time of about 15 minutes.
Park Island Ferry Schedule

Bus Services:
We employ a fleet of single-deck buses for four shuttle routes: to and from Park Island / Ma Wan among MTR Tsing Yi Station, Kwai Fong Metroplaza, Hong Kong International Airport and MTR Tsuen Wan Station / Tsuen Wan West Station. MTR Tsing Yi Station and Kwai Fong Metroplaza routes are operated round the clock. 

The journey time *of each route is about 12 minutes, 18 minutes, 30 minutes and 18 to 23 minutes respectively. 
Park Island Bus Schedule

Updated information on the arrangement of taxi services to Park Island.

The latest edition of Park Island Magazine reports that the Transport Apartment on 15 March 2011 has finally agreed to extend taxi access to Ma Wan (the island on which the Park Island estate is built on). Having been built as an "eco friendly" development, car access to the island has always been controversial, but it seems a practical balance has been reached.
The following arrangement with regard to taxi cars will now take effect from 1 January 2012:
Monday to Friday - taxi entry permitted from 10am right through to 7am the next morning (ie only hours not permitted at 7am -10am).
Saturday, Sunday, and Public holidays - taxi entry permitted from 8pm right through to 7am the next morning (ie hours not permitted are from 7am - 8pm.
To me, this seems a move in the right direction. To get to work in the morning, most people will still use a bus, shuttle to MTR, or take ferry to Central or Tsuen Wan. But after work, the option of taking a taxi home now is a lot more viable. A taxi…