Advanced Freeway Merge Assistance: Harnessing the Potential of Connected Vehicles

This project will investigate advanced freeway merge assistance strategies that can potentially be enabled by harnessing the potential of Connected Vehicle communication technologies. Strategies will be developed and assessed using simulation models of traffic and communication systems that provide measures of mobility and safety impacts.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $500000
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center
    McLean, VA  United States  22101
  • Project Managers:

    Ferlis, Robert

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Virginia, Charlottesville

    P. O. Box 400195
    Charlottesville, VA  United States  22904
  • Principal Investigators:

    Smith, Brian

  • Start Date: 20091028
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20120730

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01573544
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 24 2015 2:38PM