Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Advanced PDA for Route Guidance, Interactive Information

Unit Cost Component - Portable traffic information device


Puget Sound, Washington, United States


Description

A small portable device that receives information from the TrafficGauge.com traveler information service and shows users which freeways are currently congested in the Puget Sound region of Washington State.

Cost Type

Actual

Data Date

2010

Reported Units



Units

Each (EA)

Year (Dollars)

2010

Capital Cost per Unit ($)

$79.95

O & M Cost per Unit ($)



Lifetime

years


Notes

The traffic information service plans for TrafficGauge range from $5 to $10 per month depending on the length of the contract.

Source

An Analysis of the Puget Sound In-Vehicle Traffic Map Demonstration

Author: Briglia, Peter M., et.al.

Published By: Washington State DOT

Prepared by the University of Washington for the Washington State DOT

Other Reference Number: Report No. WA-RD 737.1

URL: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/r
esearch/reports/fullrepor
ts/737.1.pdf

Unit Cost Details

Capital Cost per Unit: $79.95

O&M Cost per Unit:

Year (Dollars): 2010

Lifetime: years