UITP Asia-Pacific had its first Organising Authority Platform Meeting on 14-15 February 2017 in Hong Kong. The meeting invited 7 government agencies representing Bhutan, Malaysia, Hong Kong SAR, Seoul, Shanghai, and Singapore. Authority members exchanged key challenges and shared their current policies in combatting the rising concerns over traffic congestion, e-hailing, and reliability of public transport operations. In addition to the one-day meeting of presentations and roundtable discussions, members spent half day visiting Hong Kong’s renowned operators, MTR Corporation Limited and Kowloon Motor Bus Co. (1993) Ltd, to better understand their initiatives in improving customer experience and staff welfare.
The 2nd Meeting is tentatively to be held in September/October 2017, UITP authorities members of Asia-Pacific region are welcomed to join. please contact Gayang Ho for more details.