Newest Lesson Learned Entries

Added: 08/23/2019

Australian study urged that safety helmets be made more widely available to e-scooter riders as 39 percent of them were not helmet compliant.

A University assessment of e-scooter usage and governance in Brisbane, Australia.

Added: 08/23/2019

Survey data show that vehicle performance data displayed to passengers on board automated shuttles can ease their sense of safety.

A survey was conducted to assess rider perception of safety onboard automated shuttles in Berlin, Germany.

Added: 07/22/2019

Examine state and federal regulatory policies to determine their ability to influence the adoption of electric vehicles in the long term.

The Electric Vehicle Transportation Center at the University of Central Florida identified seven characteristics of successful alternative fuel/technology incentive programs.

Added: 07/22/2019

Connected Vehicle Vehicle-to-Infrastructure deployment in Tallahassee, FL realizes importance of field reviews, placement of devices, and roadway geography.

As part of the Signal Phase and Timing (SPaT) Challenge, the City of Tallahassee is working to provide SPaT and geographic intersection description information to motorized and non-motorized road users through a connected transportation system.

Added: 07/18/2019

Use multiple communications protocols (e.g. Cellular, Wifi, DSRC) to transfer data from mobile devices and optimize channel usage based on the use case when using Connected Vehicle systems to enhance weather observations.

Michigan DOT (MDOT) evaluated usage of environmental data in connected vehicle systems to support transportation agency management and operations.

Added: 07/12/2019

Cloud computing will be key to meeting many of the challenges to store and access the huge volume of big transportation data.

Challenges and opportunities for handling the volume, velocity, and variety of transportation data and harnessing for decision-making purposes.

Added: 07/12/2019

The project team of an Automated Shuttle Bus piloted in Minnesota learned that the bus required additional infrastructure at MnROAD and snow and ice removal for future operations.

A demonstration project in Minnesota provided a good first step in understanding the impacts of winter climate on automated technology.

Added: 06/30/2019

Outreach efforts identify near-term action items to promote connected vehicle deployment in rural areas.

The USDOT conducted a Rural Connected Vehicle Gap Analysis which identified factors impeding deployment and recommendations for moving forward with connected vehicles in rural areas.

Added: 06/30/2019

Develop collaborations with probe and crowdsourced data platforms to manage traffic in real-time, make better infrastructure decisions, and provide accurate and relevant travel information directly to citizens.

This report presents challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s experience establishing a program collaboration with third parties and use of crowdsourced data through Waze’s Connected Citizens Program.

Added: 06/26/2019

Perform robust observations at intersections before determining whether red-light cameras should be installed.

Understanding whether red-light cameras would be a useful in the first place.