Internship graduation project: estimating demand for DRT


On 4 June 2014, Chenhao Fan, a final-year student from Southeast University, Nanjing, China, presented his graduation project on estimating demand for DRT services.

Chenhao has spent four months in Melbourne working with Assoc Prof Russell Thompson and Dr Nicole Ronald, as well as data and policy experts from the Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure, State Government of Victoria. He analysed VISTA and ABS census data to obtain preliminary estimates of trips per household.