Public transport policy measures to improve the mobility of the elderly in Hong Kong


Grant Data
Project Title
Public transport policy measures to improve the mobility of the elderly in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator
Dr Szeto, Wai Yuen   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Wong Sze Chun   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
15
Start Date
2015-09-24
Completion Date
2016-12-23
Amount
458000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Public transport polic, Elderly mobility, Aging society
Discipline
Social Policy
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
Public Policy Research Funding Scheme
HKU Project Code
2014.A8.025.15B
Grant Type
Public Policy Research Funding Scheme
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
1) Identify the factors that may influence elderly residents’ perceived service satisfaction with Hong Kong’s public transport and the factors that influence their journey-making decisions. 2) Develop models to analyse the travel behaviour and preferences of elderly people in Hong Kong. 3) Evaluate the effectiveness of current public transport policy measures for the elderly and recommend possible new measures to improve the mobility of old people in Hong Kong.