A Hong Kong commuter uses an Octopus card on the MTR. Making good use of the big data being captured by the Octopus card from the transport subsidy scheme might be a good starting point in improving social and public planning. Photo: Felix Wong

How the Hong Kong government can improve its transport subsidy scheme

Paul Yip says the new scheme is welcome, but to maximise benefits for the poor and disadvantaged in society, officials must be committed to monitoring and improving services by evaluating policy and using big data

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A Hong Kong commuter uses an Octopus card on the MTR. Making good use of the big data being captured by the Octopus card from the transport subsidy scheme might be a good starting point in improving social and public planning. Photo: Felix Wong
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