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News: 2009 Archived News Items

Recently released TRB publications on ITS: Feb. - Mar. 2009

The Trasportation Research Board (TRB) has recently released the following publications on ITS:

  • "Intelligent Transportation Systems and Vehicle-Highway Automation 2008"
    TRB's Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2086 includes 16 papers that explore cell phone traffic data, real-time vehicle classification using inductive loop signature data, vehicle detection in far field of view of video sequences, vision-based speed sensing, increasing the value of intelligent transportation systems, and benefits and costs of advanced traffic management components. This issue of the TRR also examines traveler information effects on commercial and noncommercial users, mobility and commute disutility effects of 511 deployment, analysis of route choice behavior, determinants of route choice and value of traveler information, dynamic speed limit control against shockwaves on freeways, wireless infrastructure-to-vehicle communication technologies, vehicle-infrastructure integration, and adaptive intelligent speed adaptation systems.
    FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO DOWNLOAD:
    Intelligent Transportation Systems and Vehicle-Highway Automation 2008
    - TRB web site


     
  • "ITS and Transportation Safety: EMS System Data Integration to Improve Traffic Crash Emergency Response and Treatment"
    The University of Minnesota's Center for Transportation Studies has released a report that examines the use of information systems and intelligent transportation systems in terms of responses to vehicle crash emergencies.
    FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO DOWNLOAD:
    ITS and Transportation Safety: EMS System Data Integration to Improve Traffic Crash Emergency Response and Treatment
    - TRB web site

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