UTI organization
UTI organization

The CAUPD Urban Transportation Institute (abbreviated as “CAUPD UTI”) initially established in 1982, which is a secondary institution of the China Academy of Urban Planning and Design. As a national transportation consulting service provider, UTI focuses on an integration of policies, standards, scientific research, and planning & design. UTI is the operation body for Urban Transport Engineering Technology Center and Subway & Light Rail Research Center under the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD). UTI takes charge of national policy research and scientific research programs in the urban transportation field. Specifically, UTI establishes national level and industrial level standards & codes, and consults urban transportation planning & design program entrusted by the government at each level and relevant organizations. Meanwhile UTI also organizes academic exchanges between China and other countries. UTI boasts the Level-A qualifications concerning urban planning formulation, engineering design & consulting, and other qualifications related to engineering surveying, consulting, design, and inspection in overseas municipal projects.

CAUPD UTI has set up the secretariat for the National Standardization Technical Committee on Urban Rail Transit of China, MOHURD Urban Rail Transit Standardization Technical Committee, Urban Transport Planning Academic Committee of Urban Planning Society of China, and Engineering Construction Professional Committee of China Urban Rail Transit Association. It also serves as the sponsor for the Core Chinese Journal and China’s Core Scientific & Technical Journal Urban Transport of China, and the public industry portal website -- Urban Transport. It is committed to pushing for technological advance in urban transportation and industrial innovation.

CAUPD UTI is equipped with a range of renowned experts and excellent technical teams in the industry. Among the current 116 specialized technical personnel, 75% hold a master’s degree or above, and 65% boast an intermediate professional title or above. The number of professorate senior engineers, senior engineers, and engineers and planners is 13, 27, and 35, respectively.




Scope of Service


Regional Comprehensive Transportation

Comprehensive Transportation System Research at National Level

Comprehensive Transportation System Planning in Provincial/Urban Agglomerations

Comprehensive Transportation System Planning in Metropolis

Comprehensive Transportation System Planning in Cities/Counties


Passenger Traffic Hub

Planning & Design of Comprehensive Transportation Hub in Airport Area

Transportation Planning and Organization in Railway Station Area

Planning & Design of Integrated Transit Station

Conceptual Planning and Urban Design in Railway Station Area


Urban Comprehensive Transportation

Urban Comprehensive Transportation Development Strategy

Urban Comprehensive Transportation Development Policy

Urban Comprehensive Transportation Development Outline/White Paper

Urban Comprehensive Transportation System Planning

Urban Comprehensive Transportation System Implementation Planning

Evaluation of Urban Comprehensive Transportation System Implementation Planning



Other Special Transportation

Road Transportation

Public Transportation

Non-Motorized Transportation

Static Transportation


Transportation Renovation

Improvement of Transportation in Key Area

Short-Term Transportation Improvement

Integrated Transportation Design

Traffic Impact Assessment


Transportation Data Modelling

Multi-Level Comprehensive Transportation Modelling Development Planning

Transportation Investigation and Information-Based Data Acquisition

Traffic Demand Analysis

Passenger Flow Forecasting & Analysis


Urban Rail Transit

Network Planning of Urban Rail Transit

Short-Term Construction Planning of Urban Rail Transit

Detailed Regulatory Planning of Land Use in Urban Rail Transit

Program Evaluation of Urban Rail Transit

Urban Planning Along the Urban Rail Transit

Urban Planning of the Surrounding Area of Urban Rail Transit Station

Integration Planning of Urban Rail Transit and Underground Space


Intelligent Transportation System

Information Collection and Multiple Urban Data Analysis Technology

Advanced Comprehensive Data Management and Analysis Platform

Autonomous technological Innovation and Opening Exploration Capacity

Smart Transportation System Planning & Study