Millions for surveys

The government has commissioned four surveys from UMTEC to evaluate the dynamics of Macau’s population and tourist displacement. The surveys will cost 5.5 million patacas. Similar surveys were already conducted in 2009 but the government considers that people flow has since been aggravated as reflected in local traffic. The surveys’ objective is to determine people’s habits and to determine which pathways are more frequented, in which type of transportation and when, in order to redefine the city’s traffic patterns.