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Traffic Management Center Pooled Fund Study-Task 1: Methodologies to Measure and Quantify Traffic Management Center Benefits, Phase 1

Project Information

Project ID: 
FHWA-PROJ-10-0045
Project Status: 
Active
Start Date: 
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
End Date: 
Monday, August 15, 2011
FHWA Program: 
Operations
FHWA Subprogram: 
Transportation Systems Management and Operations
FHWA Activity: 
Transportation Management
FHWA Topics: 
Road Operations and Congestion--Transportation Management
TRT Terms: 
Traffic Control Centers; Benefits Analysis; Highway Operations; Data Collection; Highway Traffic Control; Operations; Research
FHWA Discipline: 
Financial Management, Operations, Program and Management Analysis
TRB Subject Area: 
Data and Information Technology, Economics, Operations and Traffic Management

Contact Information

First Name: 
Randy
Last Name: 
VanGorder
Telephone: 
(202) 493-3266

Project Details

Project Description: 

The purpose of this project is to gain a better understanding of and to quantify benefits in traffic operations due to the implementation of transportation management centers and the systems, infrastructure, and functions associated with their operations. Phase 1 will produce a Synthesis Report and evaluate the feasibility of developing a software tool for quantifying the benefits of transportation management centers. If feasible, phase 2 will develop a software tool.

Goals 

The purpose of this project is to gain a better understanding of and to quantify benefits in traffic operations through the use of transportation management centers.

Deliverables