Recognize that rapid technological advances are taking place in the ITS industry when selecting specific ITS technologies.
National experience selecting specific ITS technologies for regional and rural application.
Arizona,United States; Caltrans District 5 (San Luis Obispo),California,United States; Jackson County,Oregon,United States; Siskiyou County,California,United States; Colorado,United States; Kansas,United States; Minnesota,United States; Montana,United States; Nebraska,United States; New Mexico,United States; New York,United States; Oregon,United States; Washington,United States
Defining operational and implementation strategies requires reviewing, documenting, and evaluating the state-of-the-art of the available system components and technologies. This includes their system interaction, interconnection, and integration capabilities, life-cycle costs, and O&M considerations. Then, specific technologies should be applied to short-term or Early Winner projects only.
It is important that the planners recognize that rapid technological advances are taking place in the ITS industry, temper recommendations accordingly, and ensure that selected technologies are consistent with the Regional ITS Architecture.
Author: Charles Dankocsik, Mohsen Zarean, David Register, Karen Timpone
Published By: U.S. Department of Transportation, ITS Joint Program Office
Source Date: 7/1/2002
EDL Number: 13608
Other Reference Number: FHWA-OP-02-037URL: http://ntl.bts.gov/lib//jpodocs/repts_te//13608.pdf
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