Department of Facilities Management, University of Pretoria

Campus Mobility

Goals

The improvement of the transport of students and staff on and around campus, primarily by addressing issues around public transport accessibility.

Issues Involved or Addressed

Establish static and dynamic GTFS feeds; develop and deploy vehicle tracking devices; mobile application development; route planning; utilisation measurement; agent-based modelling for scenario testing

Methods and Technologies

  • GTFS feeds
  • vehicle tracking
  • agent-based modelling

Academic Majors of Interest

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Psychology
  • Transport Economics
  • Public Administration

Preferred Interests and Preparation

Everyone: A passion for improving transport and access on and around campus
IE, Civil – agent-based modelling, public transportation systems. Programming ability and understanding of GTFS feeds beneficial
Electronic/Electrical – mobile application development, GPS devices
Psychology – psychometric surveys, socio-economic inequality
Transport Eco, Public Admin – transport infrastructure development and planning

Team Advisors

Prof. Johan W Joubert

Sponsor(s)

Department of Facilities Management, University of Pretoria