Synthesis of Information Related to Highway Problems. Topic 39-08. Real Time Traveler Information for the Public

Real time traveler information is provided by or through such channels as c</span>hangeable message signs, radio, TV, the Internet, ATIS/511 systems, trip planning services, transportation centers, and others.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>There is a wide variety of public and private providers of this information and a wide range of costs to gather, package, and provide the information to the public. There is also a wide range of travelers that actually use the available information. The goal of this effort is to synthesize information on message schemes derived from collected data and document those that are helpful to the public.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>Research results could help real time travel information program providers prioritize investments and understand public response (e.g., quality, reliability, accuracy, coverage, etc.).<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span><o:p></o:p></font></font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0pt"><span style="COLOR: black"><o:p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font></o:p></span></p>


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  • Status: Completed
  • Contract Numbers:

    Topic 20-05, Topic 3

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590

    American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials

    444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 225
    Washington, DC    20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20001
  • Project Managers:

    Vlasak, Donna

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Alabama, Huntsville

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Huntsville, AL  USA  35899
  • Principal Investigators:

    Deeter, Deen

  • Start Date: 20071101
  • Actual Completion Date: 20090331
  • Source Data: RiP Project 15453

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01464754
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: National Cooperative Highway Research Program
  • Contract Numbers: Topic 20-05, Topic 3
  • Files: TRB, RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 2:48PM