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Day, C.; P. O’Brien; A. Stevanovic; D. Hale; and N. Matout
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This study introduced a flexible method to evaluate performance-based traffic signal operations and maintenance. The intent was to describe advantages and disadvantages of using a proactive, performance-based traffic signal monitoring process, executed through the Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures (ATSPM) Program as compared to a traditional reactive approach for monitoring and retiming traffic signals. The following agencies that adopted and incorporated the ATSPM approach were interviewed and participated in the study.

  • Utah DOT (UDOT)
  • Georgia DOT (GDOT) 
  • Pennsylvania DOT  (PennDOT) with personnel from Cranberry Township, PA
  • Lake County, Illinois DOT  (LCDOT)
  • Clark County, Washington
  • Maricopa County DOT (MCDOT).
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This study introduced a flexible method to evaluate performance-based traffic signal operations and maintenance. The intent was to describe advantages and disadvantages of using a proactive, performance-based traffic signal monitoring process, executed through the Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures (ATSPM) Program as compared to a traditional reactive approach for monitoring and retiming traffic signals. The following agencies that adopted and incorporated the ATSPM approach were interviewed and participated in the study.

  • Utah DOT (UDOT)
  • Georgia DOT (GDOT) 
  • Pennsylvania DOT  (PennDOT) with personnel from Cranberry Township, PA
  • Lake County, Illinois DOT  (LCDOT)
  • Clark County, Washington
  • Maricopa County DOT (MCDOT).
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Prepared by Leidos for the USDOT Federal Highway Administration, Report No. FHWA-HOP-20-003
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A Methodology and Case Study: Evaluating the Benefits and Costs of Implementing Automated Traffic Signal Performance
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