In St. Paul, Minnesota, an advanced parking management system reduced travel times by nine percent.
The findings presented in the study are from APMS literature and visits to project sites. Interviews were conducted with planners, deployers, and operators to obtain insights into the benefits observed and surveys of travelers were conducted to obtain customer satisfaction benefits.
In downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, 10 parking facilities were connected to an advanced parking management system that provided information on parking space availability via 56 on-street signs (10 with dynamic displays). A study of downtown traffic found that travel times were reduced by nine percent, and the stopped time delay decreased by four percent.
Published By: U.S. DOT Federal Highway Administration
Prepared by SAIC for the U.S. DOT
Source Date: January 2007
EDL Number: 14318
Other Reference Number: Report No. FHWA-JPO-07-011URL: http://ntl.bts.gov/lib/jpodocs/repts_te/14318_files/14318.pdf
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