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Oh, Jun-Seok, et al.
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The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)’s strategic plan for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) revolves around attaining and demonstrating key mobility, safety, productivity, energy and environment, and customer satisfaction benefits at a reasonable and sustainable level of investment. The research team was tasked with evaluating the return on investment of the newest major ITS construction projects, which have introduced a large number of new applications and devices. The evaluation was based on data from the different traffic operations centers (TOCs), surveying the public, and analysis with statistical modeling, microsimulation, and a tiered cost-benefit analysis.

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The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)’s strategic plan for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) revolves around attaining key mobility, safety, productivity, energy and environment, and customer satisfaction benefits at a reasonable and sustainable level of investment. As of 2013, MDOT operates and maintains over 800 ITS devices on over 500 miles of highways. The research team was tasked with evaluating the return on investment of the newest major ITS construction projects, which have introduced a large number of new applications and devices. The evaluation collected data from the different traffic operations centers (TOCs), surveyed the public, and analyzed this information with statistical modeling, microsimulation, and a tiered cost-benefit analysis. In the process of evaluation, several lessons learned were identified.

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Michigan Department of Transportation, Research Administration
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Costs and Benefits of MDOT Intelligent Transportation Systems Deployments
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