Legal Issues (27 unique lessons found)

Anticipate, understand, address and manage the risks associated with fare card technologies and the vendor relationship.(4/14/2006)
Experience of seven partner public transportation agencies in the Central Puget Sound region of Washington in setting up a regional fare card program.

Recognize potential institutional issues when deploying an ITS system.(4/1/2004)
TriMet’s experience with the deployment of Transit Tracker in Portland Oregon.

Be aware that ITS deployment contracting is complex and may be subject to changes in technologies and market forces.(10/1/2001)
Virginia DOT's experience with delays in contracting for the Hampton Roads Advanced Traveler Information System deployment

Consider the risk that draft ITS standards will not remain stable through further development when deciding whether to use them in an ITS deployment.(10/1/2001)
Hampton Roads, Virginia's experience with immature data-exchange standards for its Advanced Traveler Information System

Facilitate the participation of private sector technology companies in the deployment of ITS by using creative approaches to address the assignment of intellectual property rights.(8/1/2000)
Arizona and Washington’s experiences resolving intellectual property rights issues in the development and use of information technologies in ITS applications.

Address intellectual property rights issues early.(3/1/1999)
A national experience in overcoming the assignment of intellectual property rights.

Develop procurement procedures for public-private partnership projects that address partnership issues. (July 1997)
A Virginia Department of Transportation experience in procuring ITS through a public-private partnership.

Balance project goals against the constraints and capabilities of project partners.(January 2005)
Virginia DOT’s experience integrating data from public works and public safety agencies.

Establish a working group among public sector partners to address liability issues.(December 2000)
A Phoenix area experience with establishing procedures for cross jurisdictional signal control.

Develop written policies to address liability issues early.(3/1/1999)
A national experience in assigning liability among project participants.

Develop written policies that delimit the use and distribution of data.(3/1/1999)
A national experience with resolving the issues regarding the collection, distribution, and retention of transportation data.

Balance project goals against the constraints and capabilities of project partners.(January 2005)
Virginia DOT’s experience integrating data from public works and public safety agencies.

Protect data privacy by implementing user authorization levels for sensitive information.(10/1/2003)
The Washington State and British Columbia experience in developing a fully operational and bi-national electronic commercial vehicle operations (CVO) border crossing system.

Develop written policies that delimit the use and distribution of data.(3/1/1999)
A national experience with resolving the issues regarding the collection, distribution, and retention of transportation data.

Address toll enforcement issues during the initial phase of planning process; with particular attention paid to the legal structure and potential enforcement technologies. (September, 2006)
The Washington State Department of Transportation’s experience with planning for tolling implementation.

Provide for appropriate legal support services to address the many significant legal issues faced in implementing a regional fare card project.(4/14/2006)
Experience of seven partner public transportation agencies in the Central Puget Sound region of Washington in setting up a regional fare card program.

Consider operational issues of electronic toll collection and enforcement with value pricing projects.(November, 2004)
The experience of managed lanes projects in California, Texas and New Jersey.

Engage in comprehensive planning and coordination of managed lanes projects.(November, 2004)
The experience of managed lanes projects in California, Texas and New Jersey.

Develop a formal ITS data sharing policy for your agency(1/1/2002)
A survey of transportation agencies and private firms involved in providing traveler information services.

Develop written policies to address liability issues early.(3/1/1999)
A national experience in assigning liability among project participants.

Develop written policies that delimit the use and distribution of data.(3/1/1999)
A national experience with resolving the issues regarding the collection, distribution, and retention of transportation data.

Develop written policies to address liability issues early.(3/1/1999)
A national experience in assigning liability among project participants.