The cost to deploy a real-time truck parking information system was estimated at $391,000 per rest area.

Presentation detailing high level design cost estimates for truck parking information systems.

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Truck parking information systems designed as part of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) SmartPark and Commercial Vehicle Information Systems and Networks (CVISN) Programs were estimated to cost $391,000 or more per site with $5,500 expended annually for routine O&M (2015).

These systems used entrance/exit scanners and required manual surveillance of parking areas using static surveillance cameras to verify parking availability information posted on a wide-area network of DMS units.

Using FMCSA’s CVISN Grants to Deploy ITS for Truck Parking (Presentation)

Using FMCSA’s CVISN Grants to Deploy ITS for Truck Parking (Presentation)
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Kwan, Quon
USDOT Federal Motor Carrier Administration

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