To develop a calibrated, validated Multi-Agent Transport Simulation model for the City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality.

Issues Involved or Addressed

Develop a multi-modal transportation model that captures both passenger and freight movement on public and private transport modes in the City of Cape Town Metropolitan area for the purpose of analysing policy questions and infrastructure development proposals.

Methods and Technologies

  • Agent-based simulation
  • Statistical analysis and data processing
  • Policy analysis
  • Complex Network Theory

Academic Majors of Interest

  • Industrial Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Transport Economics
  • Public Administration

Preferred Interests and Preparation

Experience in simulation modelling
Competence in statistical analysis and data processing/mining
Knowledge of multi-modal transport systems
Psychology of transport choice
Logistics management
Policy Analysis

Team Advisors

Dr. Nadia M. Vijoen