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iFlorida Model Deployment Final Evaluation Report

Federal Highway Administration
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January 2009

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[ Notices ] [ Technical Documentation Page ] [ In Memoriam ] [ List of Figures and Tables ]
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empty cell 1.1 Metropolitan Traffic Operations
empty cell 1.2 Statewide Traffic Operations
empty cell 1.3 Traveler Information
empty cell 1.4 Other iFlorida Activities
Chapter 2 The Deployment and Operating Experience
empty cell 2.1 Summary of Observations from Previous Reports
empty cell 2.2 The Failure of the CRS
empty cell 2.3 Transitioning to New Traffic Management Software
empty cell 2.4 Developing SunGuide
empty cell 2.5 Lessons Learned—CRS versus SunGuide Development
empty cell 2.6 Summary and Conclusions
Chapter 3 Maintaining a Network of Field Devices
empty cell 3.1 FDOT D5 Field Devices
empty cell 3.2 FDOT D5 Maintenance Practices
empty cell 3.3 Equipment Reliability
empty cell 3.4 Maintaining a Fiber Network
empty cell 3.5 Designing Traffic Management Systems to Accommodate Equipment Failures
empty cell 3.6 Approaches to Reducing Maintenance Costs
empty cell 3.7 Summary and Conclusions
Chapter 4 Using Toll Tag Readers for Traffic Monitoring
empty cell 4.1 Using Toll Tag Reads to Estimate Travel Times
empty cell 4.2 The iFlorida Toll Tag Travel Time Network
empty cell 4.3 The iFlorida Toll Tag Travel Time Estimation Process
empty cell 4.4 An Example—Toll Tab Travel Time Estimates on Colonial Drive
empty cell 4.5 Toll Tag Reader Operations
empty cell 4.6 Toll Tag Matching Efficiency
empty cell 4.7 Latency and Travel Time Estimation
empty cell 4.8 Summary and Conclusions
Chapter 5 Interfacing with the FHP CAD System
empty cell 5.1 The FHP CAD System
empty cell 5.2 The FHP CAD Interface to CRS
empty cell 5.3 The FHP CAD Interface to the FHP Data Viewer
empty cell 5.4 Summary and Conclusions
Chapter 6 Using Dynamic Message Signs for Traveler Information
empty cell 6.1 The FDOT DMS Network
empty cell 6.2 Uses for the FDOT D5 Message Sign Network
empty cell 6.3 The Reliability of the FDOT Sign Network
empty cell 6.4 Summary and Conclusions
Chapter 7 Implementing Variable Speed Limits
empty cell 7.1 Florida Speed Limit Statutory Requirements
empty cell 7.2 The iFlorida VSL System
empty cell 7.3 iFlorida VSL Plans
empty cell 7.4 Assessing the Potential for VSL
empty cell 7.5 iFlorida VSL Activities
empty cell 7.6 Future Plans for Using VSL
empty cell 7.7 Summary and Conclusions
Chapter 8 Statewide Operations
empty cell 8.1 iFlorida Statewide Activities
empty cell 8.2 Using Microwave Communications to Transmit Statewide Monitoring Data
empty cell 8.3 Maintaining a Statewide Traffic Monitoring System
empty cell 8.4 Interfacing Between tech FHP CAD System and the D5 RTMC
empty cell 8.5 Using Statewide Data to Support Hurricane Evacuations
empty cell 8.6 Using Statewide Data to Support Traveler Information
empty cell 8.7 Uses of Statewide Weather Data
empty cell 8.8 The Condition Reporting system and Statewide Operations
empty cell 8.9 Statewide Traveler Information
empty cell 8.10 Summary and Conclusions
Chapter 9 Evacuation Operations
empty cell 9.1 Florida Evacuation Operations
empty cell 9.2 iFlorida Activities to Support Evacuations
empty cell 9.3 Impacts of iFlorida Activities on Florida Evacuations
empty cell 9.4 Evacuation Observations during Florida Hurricanes
empty cell 9.5 Summary and Conclusions
Chapter 10 Traveler Information Operations
empty cell 10.1 iFlorida Traffic Monitoring and Traveler Information Services
empty cell 10.2 Central Florida Freeway Users
empty cell 10.3 The Central Florida 511 System
empty cell 10.4 Usage of the Central Florida 511 System
empty cell 10.5 The Statewide 511 System
empty cell 10.6 Usage of the Statewide 511 System
empty cell 10.7 The iFlorida Traveler Information Web Site
empty cell 10.8 Other Sources of Traveler Information
empty cell 10.9 Summary and Conclusions
Chapter 11 Weather Data
empty cell 11.1 The iFlorida Weather Systems
empty cell 11.2 The Performance of the iFlorida RWIS Stations
empty cell 11.3 Deploying the Meteorlogix Weather Data System
empty cell 11.4 The Performance of the Meteorlogix Weather Data System
empty cell 11.5 The Performance of the CRS Weather Data Systems
empty cell 11.6 Costs and Benefits of the iFlorida Weather Data Systems
empty cell 11.7 Summary and Conclusions
Chapter 12 Security Projects
empty cell 12.1 Bridge Security Monitoring
empty cell 12.2 LYNX Bus Security
empty cell 12.3 D5 RTMC Vulnerability Assessments
empty cell 12.4 Daytona International Speedway Emergency Evacuation Plan
Chapter 13 Summary and Conclusions
empty cell 13.1 Summary of the iFlorida Model Deployment
empty cell 13.2 Lessons Learned
empty cell 13.3 Conclusions Related to iFlorida Evaluation Hypotheses
Appendix A Toll Tag Reader Level of Service
Appendix B Analyzing Sign Data

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