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Manage Deployment Risks Related to Connected Vehicle Technology Maturity by Reducing Exposure to External Uncertainties and Adding Testing at an Earlier Stage.

Broaden the definition and concept of technical maturity to increase stakeholder knowledge and allow for better risk management. The lack of technology maturity resulted in challenges such as…
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12/28/2022

Refine proper antenna placement on connected vehicles (particularly commercial vehicles) to reduce DSRC ‘shadow’ areas where DSRC signal is degraded.

Infrastructure integrating the next generation internet standard (IPV6) is crucial to support the future growth of connected vehicle networks.

Early CV deployers must assess existing agency systems and networks as well as their change control procedures to accommodate the security needs of CV technology.

The following lessons address changes agencies may have to make to their existing systems and/or operations to accommodate the security needs of CV technology. Emphasis is particularly placed on the…
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05/20/2019

CV Pilots find success in implementing data collection techniques that focus on edge computing to avoid the unmanageable flow and processing of data at a central TMC.

The following lessons were identified regarding the sensitivities with the type and amount of data that needs to be collected and the need for a data governance framework that outlines how data will…
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04/22/2019

During system testing, CV Pilot sites discover the importance of having expertise in detecting and mitigating interferences with radio frequency and GPS signals

Connected vehicle deployers are encouraged to utilize multi-vendor outsourcing and to source suppliers early to create a collaborative environment that enables as much parallel work as possible.

Refine institutional arrangements when deploying connected vehicle technology to outline the expectations of partners in terms of service, outcomes and reporting.

Connected vehicle deployers should assess field equipment and organizational capabilities that will be needed to support core CV components.

Develop a good understanding of what is available from the SCMS and RSU/OBU vendors and develop a system of systems that supports end-to-end testing.

Below, the Wyoming CV Pilot team shares key lessons that were learned during Phase 1 planning activities. These are shared with USDOT and other agencies that may be endeavoring to initiate a…
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05/08/2018

Select vehicle on board equipment whose specs can accommodate harsh environments and document the mean time between failures (MTBF) associated with each device

In their Performance Measurement and Evaluation Support Plan, the WYDOT Connected Vehicle Pilot identified confounding factors that may impact the ability to successfully implement the evaluation of…
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04/19/2018

Use current SAE, IEEE, and NTCIP standards with systems engineering content to control architecture and design activities for a connected vehicle network.

As part of the System Design Milestone Webinar Series, the three Connected Vehicle Pilot sites (WYDOT, THEA, NYCDOT) shared the conceptual overviews and status reports of their respective pilots. In…
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12/07/2017

Wyoming DOT's Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment Study Estimated a Savings of 46.5 Gallons of Diesel in Idling for Trucks Per Road Closure.

METHODOLOGY In this study, the input-output analysis took into account capacity and demand to estimate the total amount of delay associated with closing sections of I-80. The researchers used Average…
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06/30/2023

Simulation Study Estimates That a Fleet of Connected Vehicles Would Improve Safety Benefits from Weather-Responsive Traffic Management by 20 Percent in Severe Weather, As Measured by Inverse Time-to-Collision.

Methodology Three weather-responsive management strategies (WRMS) for I-80 in Wyoming were evaluated using a framework consisting of a simulation platform network module, a simulation manager…
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02/18/2022

Study using connected vehicle speed data finds snowplows improve minimum driving speeds by up to 19 mi/h in inclement weather conditions.

Findings: The "patchy snow" condition was found to have a significant improvement in driving speeds after a snowplow passed through, with the fastest 10 percent of speeds increasing by 6 mi/h for…
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Date Posted
10/24/2019

Connected vehicle deployment that aims to reduce the impact of adverse weather on truck travel on the I-80 corridor in Wyoming was estimated to cost $5.76 million.

In September of 2015, USDOT selected New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT), Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) and Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) as the…
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11/28/2017