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Allow one agency to be in charge of the procurement process when implementing ITS technologies designed to coordinate services between urban and rural transit systems.A rural ITS demonstration in Poinciana, Florida.
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.
Understand the Impacts on Public Sector Infrastructure due to Connected Vehicle DeploymentsA survey of lessons learned through deployment of V2I test beds
Consider user acceptance of driver fatigue detection systems to be dependent on ease of use, ease of learning, perceived value, driver behavior, and advocacy. Nationwide experience with driver fatigue detection measures and technologies
Deploy side object detection systems for transit buses that have proven effectiveness in transit operating environments and been accepted by transit operators.Experiences from the installation of Side Object Detection Systems on transit buses in Ohio, Utah and Washington, D.C.
Evaluate the safety potential of the of Adaptive Driver Assistance (ADA) systems and assess driver behavior associated with these technologiesDutch researchers evaluated Advanced Driver Assistance (ADA) technologies to improve driver behavior and the safety of vehicles on through-roads and at intersections
Include driver age, time of day, and intersection characteristics in the design of red light violation algorithms and warning systems, and their field operational tests.Knowledge gained from an analysis of four years of red light violation data gathered from 11 signalized intersections in Sacramento, California
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).
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.
Ensure that ITS field operations tests use technologies and applications that are proven to be deployment ready.Experience with a Field Operational Test for the Intelligent Vehicle Initiative in Minnesota
Maximize Field Operational Test (FOT) success by creating a sound experimental design and data acquisition plan.Experience from a Field Operational Test (FOT) in Michigan to evaluate a Roll Advisor and Control (RA&C) system for commercial vehicles.
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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