MeTriS: Metropolitan Transportation Information System Applying Space Based Technologies for Freight Congestion Mitigation

MeTriS envisages extensive tracking of freight assets in a metropolitan area using global positioning system (GPS) and Vehicle-Infrastructure Integration (VII) technologies, Vehicles report their location and container contents in real time. Sensors in static infrastructure simultaneously report conditions such as bridge ice or fog. The data stream from these sensors enables a variety of synoptic information product, both real time and longitudinal.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $1995330.00
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Research and Innovative Technology Administration

    Office of Research, Development, and Technology
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC    20590
  • Project Managers:

    Singh, Caesar

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of California, Santa Barbara

    3227 Cheadle Hall, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    , CA   
  • Principal Investigators:

    Goodchild, Michael

  • Start Date: 20070701
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20100630
  • Source Data: RiP Project 35410

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01494540
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: DTOS59-07-H-0003
  • Files: RIP
  • Created Date: Sep 27 2013 1:00AM