The Minimum Fleet Network model proposes efficient vehicle-trip assignments that reduce the empty time between trips with a passenger onboard. This way, a taxi can serve more passengers in the same time, and overall fleet size is minimized.
To communicate the research, the MIT Senseable City Lab prepared a video and a website. The paper was published in Nature, and the team had the opportunity of designing its cover.
Post-production done in Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere.
Visualizations done using D3.js and Mapbox.