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

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

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.

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

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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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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Prevent the need for channel switching (a safety hazard) by designing CV communications to include dual radios in each vehicle

In the area of communications, the CV Pilot sites are using established standards wherever possible, but in many cases, they are trying out standards in the field for the first time, or are…
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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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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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