In San Antonio, Texas, usage of a traveler information Web site increased at a rate of 19 percent per year and spiked during severe weather events.
Improvements to elements of San Antonio’s traveler information system included improvements to an Internet Web site. The Web site provided freeway traffic information including incident locations, and links to transit schedule and fare information.
The evaluation indicated that usage of the site was increasing at a rate of 19 percent per year over the course of the nine-month evaluation period. Significant latent demand for the service was evidenced by spikes in the number of users accessing the site during two severe weather events over the evaluation period.
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
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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