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Practices on Acquiring Proprietary Data for Transportation Applications (2019)

Chapter: Appendix B - Interview Guides

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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B - Interview Guides." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Practices on Acquiring Proprietary Data for Transportation Applications. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25519.
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75 A P P E N D I X B Interview Guides In addition to clarifying with the interviewed agencies on their responses, and seeking responses on some unanswered questions in the broad agency survey, the interviewees were asked to elaborate on 1. How did your agency decide to acquire the third party data set(s)? 2. Why did your agency decide to use the particular approach (agency RFP, joint RFP with other agencies, contracting through a third party, sole source) for acquisition? 3. What do you see as the most important benefit this data bring to your agency, or division? 4. Has the data provided you with the answers you are seeking? 5. If another agency is considering going through the same process for the same data, what would be your advice to them? 6. Do you have any suggestions on how to improve cost effectiveness of the acquisition?

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TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 541 explores how state departments of transportation (DOTs) and metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) acquire proprietary data for transportation applications.

Recent technological advancements have led to new types of transportation data with characteristics that include improved quality and greater temporal and wider geographical coverage than traditional data sets. State DOTs and MPOs face challenges associated with obtaining new proprietary data.

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