Consulting research team from MIT visited Jinan in July 2014
From July 7th to 9th, the team of the Energy Foundation (EF) and China Sustainable Transportation Center (CSTC), together with the consulting research team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), led by Prof. Harilaos Koutsopoulos and Prof. Jinhua Zhao, visited Jinan. The Vice Mayor of Jinan, Xinwen Wang, met with the two professors from MIT and the whole team in the municipal government. Mayor Wang gave his professional suggestions on the research in next step. In Jinan, the research team visited the Management Center of Jinan Public Transit and the BRT system, had a deep technical discussion with the officials and experts from Jinan Urban Transport Research Center, Jinan Transit Group, and the Traffic Police Detachment. In addition, the professors from MIT gave a lecture on urban transportation and big data.