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Targeted traveler information systems can help carriers choose alternate departure times, avoid traffic, and arrive on time.


Experiences from truck parking information system pilot demonstrate that detectors must be properly oriented to the roadway and should be calibrated daily to maintain high detector accuracy.(May 2018)

A Smart City must address real-world challenges, not just deploy technology. (01/03/2017)

Prototype FRATIS designs should be flexible and able to accommodate changes within stakeholder organizations and user feedback.(May 22, 2015)

Drayage optimization algorithms may not apply equally in different operating scenarios, it is important to develop a deep understanding of the environment in which a solution will be deployed in advance of deploying an algorithm or prototype.(May 22, 2015)

Beware of accuracy and privacy issues in using truck transponder data for developing real-time traveler information applications.(August 2009)

Participate in truckers' meetings to advertise new freight advanced traveler information systems, communicate changes in existing systems, and obtain feedback from stakeholders.(January 2003)