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Meng Xie holds a M.Sc degree in Transportation System Program at Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany and a bachelor degree in Highway and Bridge Engineering at Southeast University (SEU), China. She joined TUMCREATE since 2017 as a Research Assistant (internship and Master thesis) and then continued as a Research Associate. During her master thesis, she focused on the performance analysis of Vehicle-to-Vehicle communication network. Her research interests include public transport prioritization, vehicular communication technology, traffic control and microscopic traffic simulation.
Dr. Andreas Rau’s interest focus on Public transport planning / scheduling of transit lines, Assessment methods for transport Infrastructure and Sustainable development.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Fritz Busch research focuses on Telematics for private transport and public transport, ITS – Intelligent Transport Systems, Cooperative systems in transport, Intermodal transport management, Environmental issues in transportation and Traffic safety.


  • June 12: The operation and maintenance cookbook for public transport

    Virtual Right-of-Way -- Improving the transit operation under mixed road conditions using vehicle to everything (V2X) techniques.

    Towards an ultimate transit operation, this study focuses on developing a new methodology that grants both time and space-wise priority to transit vehicles under mixed road conditions, with consideration of potential negative impacts on private vehicles. It takes advantages of the rapid-developing wireless communication and sensing techniques and explores the potential of the near-future urban transit operation. A dynamic and on-demand, virtual right-of-way concept is proposed to make significant contributions in improving the operation of urban mixed road transit, particularly in scenarios with medium traffic volume and transit frequency. Furthermore, it overcomes some disadvantages of traditional transit prioritization measures, in terms of ensuring the level of service of transit operation along the whole journey and the efficient usage of the road space etc.