Newest Lesson Learned Entries

Added: 07/18/2019

Use multiple communication protocols (e.g., Cellular, WiFi, DSRC) to transfer data from mobile devices to back-office systems and optimize channel usage based on the type and volume of data required for each use case.

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 Autonomous Shuttle Bus piloted in Minnesota learned that the bus required additional infrastructure at MnROAD and the significance of snow and ice removal for future operations.

Autonomous Shuttle Bus testing and demonstration in Minnesota provides 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.

Added: 06/07/2019

Provide commuters with predictive traffic measures to improve trip planning and reduce congestion during peak hours.

Santa-Clara County experience with intelligent traffic signals, real-time traffic data, intersection surveillance systems, and cloud technology with edge computing.

Added: 06/07/2019

Refine proper antenna placement on connected vehicles (particularly commercial vehicles) to reduce DSRC ‘shadow’ areas where DSRC signal is degraded.

Lessons Learned from the Design/Build/Test Phase of the USDOT’s Connected Vehicle Pilot Program.

Added: 06/06/2019

Infrastructure integrating the next generation internet standard (IPV6) is crucial to support the future growth of connected vehicle networks.

Lessons Learned from the Design/Build/Test Phase of the USDOT’s Connected Vehicle Pilot Program.