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Introduction

  • What is the GAIA Initiative?

    With DiDi's advantages in big data and technology, the GAIA Initiative provides academic community with real-life application use cases, anonymized data and computing resources, and seeks collaboration with the academic community. The Initiative aims to advance fundamental and prospective studies in transportation research. It promotes the application of scientific achievements by strengthening ties between industry, university and research. This effort will drive scientific development in intelligent transportation systems and contribute to societal development.

  • Why does DiDi provide its anonymized data?

    The GAIA Initiative targets research talent in artificial intelligence, intelligent transportation, data mining and machine learning. It provides academic community with access to real-life, high-quality anonymized data by building DiDi’s unique scientific datasets. DiDi seeks collaboration with the academic community to broaden the reach of science and change the world with cutting-edge technologies.

  • What does the GAIA Initiative provide in the first phase?

    Every day, as a leading mobile transportation platform, DiDi receives more than 30 million orders, collects more than 106TB of new route data, processes more than 4875TB of data, and obtains more than 40 billion queries for route planning and 15 billion queries for geolocation. While ensuring data security and privacy, DiDi shares carefully curated transportation data with the academic community and works side-by-side with researchers to accomplish the mission of making transportation more wonderful.

Current open dataset

  • May & June 2018,Chengdu POI Retrieval Data Set [new]

    This data set is part of POI retrieval data for DiDi express and DiDi Premier product in Chengdu, which contains about 100K randomly selected retrieval request data in May 2018 as training data set and about 10K retrieval request data in June 2018 as test data set. POI retrieval request data includes request ID, textual query, location, POI name, POI address, POI location, POI click-flag, starting point or end point retrieval type flag. The data is encrypted and anonymized.

  • Oct 2016, Xi’an City Second Ring Road Regional Trajectory Data Set (New)

    This data set is from the trajectory data of DiDi Express and DiDi Premier drivers within the Second Ring Road of Xi'An City. The measurement interval of the track points is approximately 2-4 seconds . The track points were bound to physical roads so that the trajectory data and the actual road information are matched. The driver and trip order information were encrypted and anonymized.

  • Nov 2016, Xi’an City Second Ring Road Regional Trajectory Data Set (New)

    This data set is from the trajectory data of DiDi Express and DiDi Premier drivers within the Second Ring Road of Xi'An City. The measurement interval of the track points is approximately 2-4 seconds . The track points were bound to physical roads so that the trajectory data and the actual road information are matched. The driver and trip order information were encrypted and anonymized.

  • Oct 2016, Chengdu City Second Ring Road Regional Trajectory Data Set (New)

    This data set is from the trajectory data of DiDi Express and DiDi Premier drivers within the Second Ring Road of Chengdu City, which measures 65 square-kilometers in total. The measurement interval of the track points is approximately 2-4 seconds . The track points were bound to physical roads so that the trajectory data and the actual road information are matched. The driver and trip order information were encrypted and anonymized.

  • Nov 2016, Chengdu City Second Ring Road Regional Trajectory Data Set

    DiDi shares a complete sample of Chengdu China route and ride request data with the academic community.All route data within the range of geographic coordinates and dates will be displayed with an accuracy of 2-4s.The ride request data will include origin-destination (OD) points and start and end time.

Apply

  • 01

    Register

    Visit the GAIA Initiative website and click 'Apply Now' to register.

  • 02

    Verification and Review

    In the Data Center, click 'Data Access Application'. Read the user agreement carefully and fill out the application form with your info, then submit the form for verification.

  • 03

    Access Data

    Once your application is approved, DiDi will send you an email with instructions for data access. Please check your email.

Apply

  • 01

    Register

    Visit the GAIA Initiative website and click 'Apply Now' to register.

  • 02

    Verification and Review

    In the Data Center, click 'Data Access Application'. Read the user agreement carefully and fill out the application form with your info, then submit the form for verification.

  • 03

    Access Data

    Once your application is approved, DiDi will send you an email with instructions for data access. Please check your email.