Proof of Concept of ITS as An Alternative Data Resource: A Demonstration Project of Florida and New York Data

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The use of ITS-generated data as a data resource is a multifaceted challenge. The most effective way of confronting this challenge is to focus early efforts on localized areas with well-defined parameters. With the idea of starting with a well-defined problem, this research demonstrates the feasibility of using ITS-generated data to meet traffic information needs. Specifically, this study focused on two crucial traffic parameters: (1) total traffic volume, and (2) total VMT--basically, the information collected from the Traffic Monitoring Program. Traffic data collected from Florida and New York ITS deployments were used to test the communications and estimation procedures.

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Hu, P.S. December 5, 2001.

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The use of ITS-generated data as a data resource is a multifaceted challenge. The most effective way of confronting this challenge is to focus early efforts on localized areas with well-defined parameters. With the idea of starting with a well-defined problem, this research demonstrates the feasibility of using ITS-generated data to meet traffic information needs. Specifically, this study focused on two crucial traffic parameters: (1) total traffic volume, and (2) total VMT--basically, the information collected from the Traffic Monitoring Program. Traffic data collected from Florida and New York ITS deployments were used to test the communications and estimation procedures.

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  • Other Information: PBD: 5 Dec 2001

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  • Report No.: ORNL/TM-2001/247
  • Grant Number: AC05-00OR22725
  • DOI: 10.2172/814552 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 814552
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc739410

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Hu, P.S. Proof of Concept of ITS as An Alternative Data Resource: A Demonstration Project of Florida and New York Data, report, December 5, 2001; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc739410/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.