Created in 1983, Ningbo University of Technology is a full-time regular university with the national “Excellent Engineer Training Programme” as selected by the Chinese national Ministry of Education. The Institute of Transportation of NBUT plays a leading role in transport research and development in Ningbo, particularly in the fields of intelligent transport systems and services, urban transport planning and design, and transportation policies. The Institute has established excellent strategic cooperation relationships with all transport relevant local authorities. In last ten years, the Institute carried out more than 100 transport planning, research and implementation projects in Ningbo with a total public funding of more than 40 million yuan. The institute is also leading the Ningbo Municipal Intelligent Transport Collaboration and Innovation Centre involving local governmental authorities, industry leaders, and national and international transport research institutes and universities, including Hellenic Institute of Transport, Weimar University and PTV. Currently, the transport research team of the Institute involves fifteen full-time experienced researchers, including two professors and three associate professors.