No doubt you have been hearing the terms Safe System Approach and Traffic Safety Culture over the past few years, but are you also wondering: how to explain th ... [ Read More » ]
Intelligent Transportation Systems
Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) are state-of-the-art technology devices that communicate with both vehicles and infrastructure. ITS deployments benefit road users by creating a connected transportation system that increases safety, improves traveler information, and reduces environmental impact. Many ITS projects have been successfully implemented on rural roads, including detection systems, 511, weather information systems, roadside electronic message signs, and crash warning systems.
This section provides resources and trainings for implementing intelligent transportation systems.
Webinar Description This webinar provided an overview of the Safety Center’s newly released Rural Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Toolkit, as well as, ... [ Read More » ]
The National Center for Rural Road Safety (Safety Center) hosted a FREE, 1.5-hour online webinar. Webinar Description This webinar provided an overview of the ... [ Read More » ]
The National Working Summit on Transportation in Rural America was held Sept. 7-9, 2016 in Denver, CO. It was hosted by the National Center for Rural Road Safet ... [ Read More » ]
“The objective of this project was to assess the effectiveness and potential benefits of posting public service announcements (PSAs) in rural areas by sur ... [ Read More » ]
“While several options are available to establish efficient work zones, the EDC-3 Smarter Work Zones effort focuses on two strategies: project coordinatio ... [ Read More » ]
Rural ITS Toolbox is a toolbox describing the best practices on the deployment of rural ITS. This document was created to share ITS deployment experience so tha ... [ Read More » ]
Northwest Passage Corridor(Interstates 90 and 94 between Wisconsin and Washington function as major corridors for commercial and recreational travel) focuses on ... [ Read More » ]