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Work zone ITS is one operational management strategy that agencies may use in a transportation management plan (TMP). Geared towards public agencies,…Full Story
When Texas A&M Transportation Institute was asked to devise a temporary traveler information system for work zones, it started by asking drivers what they need. Robert Byrdia explains the thinking, implementation and results…Full Story
The iCone is a device that beams real time traffic information over the Internet to a central web site for use by government officials, emergency response personnel, trucking fleets, the public and information resellers, including media outlets and GPS services like Garmin…Full Story
Drive thru a Michigan active work zone
Video By Chris Brookes | MDOT – October 15, 2013
MICHIGAN – On the weekends of August 3rd and 10th the Michigan DOT had to close I-94 west bound just east of Ann Arbor for bridge construction. The DOT was concerned about lengthy backups and possible accidents so they implemented an iCone queue warning system to provide active traveler information.
Work zone traffic engineer, Chris Brookes, documented the system with a video drive through while it was active.
The California Traffic Management Laboratories recently tested newly developed Portable Traffic Monitoring Devices known as iCones…Full Story
Caltrans’ Division of Research and Innovation releases final report on the Evaluation of Methods to Reduce Speed in Work Zones.
Format: PDF | Date: Jun 2012 | Pages: 53 |Evaluation of Methods to Reduce Speed in Work Zones
One of the innovative technologies planned for the I-190 project is the iCone, a standard channelizing traffic barrel equipped with a radar gun, GPS antenna, cellular modem and battery…Full Story
The potential for accident reduction through low-cost engineering measures at hazardous sites is particularly high. Lloyd Fuller and Leanne Keeble highlight some of the most effective life-saving treatments money can buy.
Format: PDF | Date: Jul 2013 | Pages: 5 |TTI Crash Countermeasures