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Departmental Seminar (25 November)

25 Nov 2021

The fifth departmental public seminar of this academic year was held on 25 November 2021 (Thursday). Dr. Xiaohu Zhang,  Assistant Professor in the Department of Urban Planning & Design at the University of Hong Kong presented his research entitled “Shared Micro-Mobility patterns and potential”. In his presentation Dr. Zhang shared insights on the mobility patterns of dockless shared bikes using a dataset in Singapore, The research reviews how the daily travel patterns and the spatial clusters that emerged from cycling behaviors are stable across the study period. The background and details about the concept of micro mobility were also discussed in the talk. Dr. Zhang also shared results from research on autonomous scooters that that can be relocated to a point of origin remotely. This work is highly relevant to companies seeking to optimize fleet size. On the whole, the lecture was well-attended by our colleagues and postgraduates in the Department, as well as participants from various disciplines at other institutions.