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New VREF Research Brief (RB07): China Urban Transport Database (CUTD)

This Research Brief presents research achievements and experience gained in constructing the China Urban Transport Database (CUTD), which has been developed according to the principles of operability, sustainability, scalability, and accessibility.

The major objectives of CUTD are to provide data and a scientific basis for policies and planning decisions as well as a firm basis for scientific research in urban transport. This brief is both published in English and in Chinese.

The research brief is written by Dr. Cheng Li and Dr. Xianglong Liu, associate professors at CUSTReC and the principal researchers for the CUTD project.

Research Brief (RB07):

May 2020
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