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A Comprehensive Hurricane Response Action Plan For South Florida

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN:

1. How a Hurricane Response Action Plan ensures TSMO practices are used during a major weather event.

2. The benefits of a creating detailed checklists for before, during and after a storm.

3. Why redundancy and agency collaboration are es

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Severe Incident Response Vehicle Program In The Florida Panhandle During Hurricane Michael

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN:

1. How severe incident response vehicles supported both the general public and emergency responders.

2. How District Four SIRV operators worked with the District Three traffic management center to respond to requests received.

3. The prese

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Accessing Information about Transportation Systems Management and Operations Performance Measurement

In December 2014, the National Academies of Sciences (NAS) awarded to Florida Atlantic University (FAU) a research contract NCHRP 20-07/Task 366, under the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP). Under this contract, the FAU research team and the subcontractors,

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Connected/Automated Vehicle Research Roadmap for AASHTO

Connected and Automated Vehicle (CV/AV) technologies continue to advance towards introduction into public roadway systems. More than ten states now have significant CV pilot programs, allow AV testing on public roads, and/or are in the planning stages for AV/CV programs, projec

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Research

Guide for Identifying, Classifying, Evaluating, and Mitigating Truck Freight Bottlenecks

This Guidebook provides state-of-the-practice information to transportation professionals on identifying, classifying, evaluating, and mitigating truck bottlenecks. The bottleneck analysis described in this Guidebook is focused on utilizing truck probe data rather than traditio

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LEGAL RESEARCH DIGEST

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have created a "Speed Management Program" to develop a wide range of strategies to control or manage speeding of motor vehicles on the nation's highways. Motorists who excee

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Online Traffic Simulation Service for Highway Incident Management

Active Transportation and Demand Management (ATDM) [1] is the ability to dynamically manage recurrent and non-recurrent congestion based on prevailing traffic conditions in order to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of traffic networks. ATDM measures can be primarily ca

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Planning and Preliminary Engineering Applications Guide to the Highway Capacity Manual

The Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) is commonly used by transportation agencies to evaluate the current or forecast operations of roadway facilities. Less well known is that the HCM can also be used to cost-effectively and reliably support agencies’ planning, programming, and man

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Best Practice

The Illinois Department of Transportation’s Use of Highway Safety Improvement Funds for Work Zone Intelligent Transportation Systems

HSIP is a core Federal-aid highway program aimed at significantly reducing traffic fatalities and serious injuries on all public roads. HSIP funds are administered by State departments of transportation (DOT); eligible projects include those that are consistent with a State’s S

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SAFELY IMPLEMENTING ROLLING ROADBLOCKS FOR SHORT-TERM HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, AND UTILITY WORK ZONES

A rolling roadblock, also known as a temporary road closure, rolling block, pacing operation, or traffic pacing, is a common highway traffic control technique used to temporarily slow or stop traffic upstream of construction, maintenance, and utility work activities requiring a

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