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Communication Mediums for Signal, ITS, and Freeway Surveillance Systems: Final Report (1996)

Chapter: A5-1 Chapter Five: Strategies and Tools

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Suggested Citation:"A5-1 Chapter Five: Strategies and Tools." Transportation Research Board. 1996. Communication Mediums for Signal, ITS, and Freeway Surveillance Systems: Final Report. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/6338.
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A.5 Strategies and Tools This section discusses: barriers, procurement policy, life cycle costs, measures of effectiveness, and reliability. A.5.1 Barriers The Phase ~ survey of junsdictional users identified perceived barriers as: Capital funding, Maintenance funding, Training funding, In-house experts to evaluate technology, In-house design capability, In-house maintenance capability, Procurement policies, and · No llS plan. Funding was defined in terms of bamers to initial acquisition and funding for maintenance transition to advanced technology which includes spares and new test equipment, as wed as funding for ~raining. Based on discussions and reviews avid He NCHRP Project 3-51, FY '94 oversight committee, He consensus was that funding barriers are He results of over bamers including: No ITS deployment plan to: . Define needs and rRs service requirements, · Define architecture and technology candidates to meet needs, · Support wad funding requirements and schedule; Unfamilianty with processes to obtain federal funding support from venous funding programs and agencies including FHWA and FTA; ~.;~NCHRP~Ph ~NCHRP3-51 · Phase2F~nalReport A5-1

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