This report summarizes the evaluation results for many ITS projects implemented in Europe between 1994 and 1998. The report describes the benefits with few details of the implementations or the context of the results; however, it references many different projects by name, and evaluation reports for each can be found elsewhere on the Telematics Application Programme -Transport Sector web page (see source reference information contained in the Source box).
From emergency services tests (IN RESPONSE project, Paris, France) the average improvement in incident management response time was nine minutes per incident. The resulting total annual benefit amounts to 5.1M euros: the benefit to cost ratio for travel time savings is 3.3, and for accident costs, there is a reduction of 0.062.
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