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Recognize that the Smart InfraRed Inspection System has promise for increasing productivity of inspection personnel but not yet ready for national deployment due to lack of accuracy in flagging commercial vehicles with potential defects.Experience from a field operations test for commercial vehicle inspection enforcement.
Develop a Freight Transportation Data Architecture to Optimize Freight Transport .The Transportation Research Board National Cooperative Freight Research Program assessed the benefits in developing a Freight Transportation Data Architecture.
Provide at least the recommended minimum distance between a GPS antenna and a radio antenna on a transit vehicle.A rural ITS demonstration in Poinciana, Florida.
Use Innovative Strategies to Relieve Congestion at Marine TerminalsUniversity of Memphis researchers are assessing gate appointment systems, extended hours of operations for terminal gates, and advanced technologies for gates and terminals as strategies to reduce truck traffic congestion at marine terminals.
Beware of accuracy and privacy issues in using truck transponder data for developing real-time traveler information applications.An Oregon Department of Transportation Experience
Develop electronic communications infrastructure to enhance supply chain visibility and monitoring, mitigate disruptions and unanticipated events, and improve productivity.Broad industry experience with the electronic freight management systems
Use Electronic Freight Management (EFM) system as a supplement to existing systems and design the EFM system flexible enough to accept and provide data about any partner within the supply chain.Columbus, Ohio's experience in the electronic freight management system deployment test.
Facilitate integration of CVISN by establishing cooperative relationship among stakeholders and promoting incentives to improve mobile communications and enhance enforcement.Nationwide experience of CVISN Managers
Adopt best practices for integrating emergency information into Transportation Management Center (TMC) operations to improve performance and increase public mobility, safety and security.Experience from 38 TMCs across the country.
Invest in research and development for emergency integration.Experience from 38 TMCs across the country.
Extend the application of emergency integration best practices to further improve emergency operations.Experience from 38 TMCs across the country.
Integrate weather information into Transportation Management Center (TMC) operations to enhance the ability of operators to manage traffic in a more responsive and effective way during weather events.Experience from 38 TMCs across the country.
Consider the pros and cons of performance bonds as they may not be appropriate for all types of procurements.The Riverside Transit Agency experience with the terms and conditions for procuring equipment and software for automatic vehicle location (AVL) and computer-aided dispatch (CAD).
Exercise careful planning in preparation for issuing an RFP to help mitigate cost, schedule, and performance risks.The Riverside Transit Agency experience with the methods of award and terms and conditions used to procure equipment and software for automatic vehicle location (AVL) and computer-aided dispatch (CAD).
Consider issuing separate awards for specific project components when procuring divergent technologies, equipment, or services.The Riverside Transit Agency experience with the methods used to procure equipment and software for automatic vehicle location (AVL) and computer-aided dispatch (CAD).
Ensure active oversight by knowledgeable state government staff of any complex ITS integration work that involves multiple contractors working simultaneously.A State of Connecticut experience with deployment of CVISN.
Assure success by involving all the relevant state agencies and the motor carrier industry early in the CVISN development process.A State of Connecticut experience with CVISN deployment.
Maintain frequent and open communications with other states and the federal government when developing and deploying new, complex ITS technologies.A State of Washington experience with CVISN deployment.
Work with the trucking industry to assure success in deploying an electronic credentialing system for commercial vehicles.A State of Washington experience with CIVISN deployment.
Implement a commercial vehicle e-credentialing program in order to make administration and roadside inspections more efficient, keep vehicles moving on the state's roads, and expedite registration.Washington State’s experience with deploying Commercial Vehicle Information Systems and Networks (CVISN) Electronic Credentialing.
Assure accurate late train arrival forecasts in support of a Connection Protection system.Experience of the Utah Transit Authority in implementing a Connection Protection program for rail-to-bus passenger transfers in Salt Lake City.
Incorporate real-time bus and train location information in the Connection Protection algorithm.Experience of the Utah Transit Authority in implementing a Connection Protection program for rail-to-bus passenger transfers in Salt Lake City.
Adjust bus schedules to assure adequate time to accomplish rail-to-bus connections, given the risk of late train arrivals at connecting stations.Experience of the Utah Transit Authority in implementing a Connection Protection program for rail-to-bus passenger transfers in Salt Lake City.
Consider using incentives to encourage the participation of private sector freight operators.The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's experience in developing the FIRST system and gaining participation from industry stakeholders in the system's operation.
Use a bi-national stakeholder forum to help apply ITS technology at an international border crossing.A public-private partnership experience in deploying a bi-national electronic truck border crossing system at the Washington /British Columbia border.
Monitor emerging security requirements and legislation that may impact commercial vehicle business processes.The IMTC ITS CVO – Border Crossing Deployment stakeholders experience with changes in security policies in Washington State and British Columbia.
Protect data privacy by implementing user authorization levels for sensitive information.The Washington State and British Columbia experience in developing a fully operational and bi-national electronic commercial vehicle operations (CVO) border crossing system.
Use an interoperable transponder to assure maximum benefits to both the private and public sector.The Washington State and British Columbia experience in using transponders as part of the IMTC ITS CVO – Border Crossing Deployment.
Participate in truckers' meetings to advertise new freight advanced traveler information systems, communicate changes in existing systems, and obtain feedback from stakeholders.Experience in mobility management and freight data in Washington State
Ensure having a management-level champion to facilitate recruitment of participants and retain operational staff.An experience of human resource challenges in the multi-agency deployment for the Electronic Intermodal Supply Chain Manifest Operational Test.
Create a successful public-private agency partnership based on good communications, flexibility, and minimal impact to partners' customers to deploy new technology.A Washington State experience with testing of electronic container door seals through a freight supply chain.
Expect that new technology will require modifications before it is useable.A Washington State experience with testing of electronic container door seals (E-seal) through a freight supply chain.
Design the system to withstand the demands of the physical environment in which it will be deployed.Virginia's experience implementing a pilot automatic vehicle location (AVL) system in an urban winter maintenance operations setting.
Design and tailor system technology to deliver information of useful quality and quantity, that the user can reasonably absorb.Virginia's experience implementing a pilot automatic vehicle location (AVL) system in an urban winter maintenance operations setting
Be sure to identify and take into account features unique to each state when designing and deploying ITS technology projects across multiple states.Experience from technical integration of commercial vehicle safety and fitness data in the eastern United States.
Install Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) technology to greatly enhance transit agency performance.Different transit agencies’ experience with AVL.
Improve demand response transit using ITS technology, including CAD/AVL, with Mobile Data Terminals (MDT), electronic ID cards, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).Different paratransit agency experiences with CAD/AVL, Mobile Data Terminals, electronic ID cards and GIS, all to accomplish improved operational goals, is outlined.
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