Subcommittee to Study the Transport Needs of and Provision of
Concessionary Public Transport Fares for Persons with Disabilities

Thirteenth meeting on
Tuesday, 9 October 2007, at 4:30 pm
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes and matters arising
(4:30 pm - 4:33 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)2414/06-07
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1) 2415/06-07 on 2 October 2007)

-Minutes of the meeting held on 24 July 2007

II.The provision of concessionary public transport fares for persons with disabilities
(4:33 pm - 6:25 pm)

Meeting with public transport operators

  1. Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation

  2. MTR Corporation Limited

  3. The Kowloon Motor Bus Company (1933) Limited/
    Long Win Bus Company Limited

  4. Citybus Limited/
    New World First Bus Services Limited

  5. New Lantao Bus Company (1973) Limited

  6. Hong Kong Tramways Limited
Meeting with persons with disabilities groups

Disability Alliance on Concessionary Transport Fare

  1. Hong Kong Blind Union

  2. Hong Kong Federation of Handicapped Youth

  3. Hong Kong Joint Council of Parents of the Mentally Handicapped

  4. Rehabilitation Alliance Hong Kong

  5. Direction Association for the Handicapped

  6. Hong Kong Federation of the Blind

  7. Christian Family Service Centre Integrated Rehabilitation Service
Meeting with the Equal Opportunities Commission and the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(1)2417/06-07(01)

-Information paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(1)2417/06-07(02)

-List of follow-up actions prepared by the Secretariat (position as at 8 October 2007)

III.Any other business
(6:25 pm onwards)

(A list of papers previously issued is available on the Legislative Council website at

Council Business Division 1
Legislative Council Secretariat
8 October 2007