In San Antonio, Texas, focus group participants felt that DMS were a reliable source of traffic information.
The evaluation report contained benefits information regarding the implementation of dynamic message signs (DMS) along a freeway corridor. Focus group studies indicated that customers were satisfied with the DMS system, but did have some suggestions for improvement. Participants in the focus groups felt that DMS system was a reliable source of traffic information, primarily due to their proximity to the congestion or incident.
Author: Carter, M., et al.
Published By: Federal Highway Administration, U.S. DOT
Prepared by SAIC for the U.S. DOT
Source Date: May 2000
EDL Number: 12883
Other Reference Number: Report No. FHWA-OP-00-017URL: http://ntl.bts.gov/lib/jpodocs/repts_te/12883.pdf
Average User Rating
Related Metropolitan Integration Links
Link 10: Freeway Management to Traveler Information
Link 11: Freeway Management to Arterial Management
Link 13: Freeway Management to Incident Management
Link 14a: Transit Management to Traveler Information
Link 5: Incident Management to Arterial Management
Link 6: Incident Management to Traveler Information
Link 8: Incident Management to Freeway Management
Typical Deployment Locations
DMS, CMS, VMS, Changeable Message Signs, Variable Message Signs