- The patterns, mechanisms, and impact of the emerging ride-hailing services in Chengdu, China
Research Interests/Personal Statement
Sicheng’s dissertation research focuses on the patterns, mechanisms, and impact of the emerging ride-hailing services in Chengdu, China. He uses big data techniques and spatial analysis methods to explore the factors on the trip generation, the association between ride-hailing trips and the urban development, and the impact of shared mobility on residents’ travel behavior. The findings of Sicheng’s research help to understand the way that shared mobility interacts with the city, the society, and the existing transportation system, and shed light on the issues of transportation equity, urban economics, land use, and traffic regulation in the era of the sharing economy.
- Planning Methods – Fall 2018/Spring 2019