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Beware of accuracy and privacy issues in using truck transponder data for developing real-time traveler information applications.An Oregon Department of Transportation Experience
Recognize issues in deploying ITS technologies for coordinating and improving Human Services Transportation.Experiences from six agencies.
Integrate traveler information Web site development with existing systems and other organizations.The experience of several of the nation's top traffic and transit information Web site developers.
Develop a user-oriented system for displaying travel time messages on dynamic messages signs. Four American Cities' experiences with Travel Time Messaging on Dynamic Message Signs.
Optimize travel time messaging operations by improving the way in which data is collected, analyzed, and displayed. Four American Cities' experiences with Travel Time Messaging on Dynamic Message Signs.
Implement standardized procedures for sharing, accessing and storing transportation data across the enterprise. Five transit systems' experiences with geographic data systems technology investment.
Use transit intelligent transportation systems (ITS) technologies in rural areas to save agency staff time and create a more user-friendly system.The experience of several states in the implementation of ITS to rural transit.
Develop partnerships with state and local agencies to help successfully implement intelligent transportation systems (ITS) in rural transit.The experience of several states in the implementation of ITS to rural transit.
Adhere to recommendations of the National ITS Architecture for the archived ITS data user service (ADUS) and develop a regional partnership of transportation agencies for the successful implementation of an ITS data archive.Experience gained from the inauguration of the Portland Regional Transportation Archive Listing (PORTAL).
Minimize technical issues encountered with integrating ITS components by planning for issues and developing solutions prior to project implementation.TriMet’s experience with the deployment of Transit Tracker in Portland Oregon.
Recognize the value of other agencies' experiences when planning an ITS project.TriMet's experience with the deployment of Transit Tracker in Portland Oregon.
Recognize potential institutional issues when deploying an ITS system.TriMet’s experience with the deployment of Transit Tracker in Portland Oregon.
Use the National ITS Architecture's User Services and User Service Objectives to reduce the effort required for planning and streamline the process of developing a regional ITS vision.National experience developing regional ITS visions.
Include certain components to make the Regional ITS Strategic Plan useful in implementation.National experience developing Regional ITS Strategic Plans to guide implementation.
Create multi-modal ITS plans focusing on needs and update them frequently, balancing process and projects and considering communication and coordination while ensuring that adequate resources are dedicated to implementation.National experience with ITS strategic planning at the overview level.
Use the systems goal/objectives as the initial source of desired system functionality and then use concepts in the National ITS Architecture to develop appropriate ITS projects.National experience identifying desired ITS functionalities and developing projects to perform them.
Recognize that rapid technological advances are taking place in the ITS industry when selecting specific ITS technologies.National experience selecting specific ITS technologies for regional and rural application.
Identify regional needs from the bottom up and ensure that specific rural needs are not neglected in state/regional ITS strategic plans.National experience with performing regional inventories and defining needs for ITS strategic plans.
Take advantage of FHWA's investment in the National ITS Architecture, training, and technical assistance to minimize the effort required to develop a Regional ITS Architecture.National experience developing Regional ITS Architectures.
Make use of the National ITS Architecture's Market Packages and associate them with identified needs to streamline the decision-making process for regional ITS plans.National experience using Market Packages to create regional ITS plans.
Ensure adequate time and resources are available at the end of the creation of the Regional ITS Strategic Plan for ongoing stakeholder outreach.National experience gaining stakeholder acceptance of Regional ITS Strategic Plans.
Provide traveler information in rural areas to allow for good travel decisions in inclement weather and construction season.Oregon DOTs experience with rural traveler information systems.
Install Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) technology to greatly enhance transit agency performance.Different transit agencies’ experience with AVL.
Improve demand response transit using ITS technology, including CAD/AVL, with Mobile Data Terminals (MDT), electronic ID cards, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).Different paratransit agency experiences with CAD/AVL, Mobile Data Terminals, electronic ID cards and GIS, all to accomplish improved operational goals, is outlined.
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