Work Zone Mobility and Safety Program

Appendix B. Summary of Resources Reported in this Document

Primary resources

  • FHWA Work Zone Mobility and Safety Program – numerous resources to help transportation professionals familiarize themselves with work zone planning, analysis, and traffic management and with the current state of the practice on ITS in work zones (http://www.ops.fhwa.dot.gov/wz).
  • American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) ITS Council. “ITS Safety and Mobility Solutions: Improving Travel Through Americas Work Zones.” This describes various ITS applications for work zones and potential benefits, considerations for use, and system layouts (http://www.atssa.com/galleries/default-file/2008July21_ITS_Safety_and_Mobility.pdf).
  • American Association of State and Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) – a work zone ITS site as part of its System Operations and Management Subcommittee, including evaluation reports, sample specifications/standards, and drawings (http://ssom.transportation.org/Pages/ITSinWorkZones.aspx).

Published documents and resources to support ITS strategic planning

Helpful publications for work zone ITS solutions

Guidance for the use of work zone safety and mobility performance measures

Use of private sector data for work zone performance measurement

  • Middleton, D. et al. Synthesis of TxDOT Uses of Real-Time Commercial Traffic Data. Report No. FHWA/TX-12/0-6659-1. Texas Transportation Institute, College Station, TX. January 2012.
  • Edwards, M.B. and M.D. Fontaine. Investigation of Travel Time Reliability in Work Zones with Private-Sector Data. In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board No. 2272. TRB of the National Academies, Washington, DC. 2012. pp. 9-18.
  • Turner, S. et al. Private Sector Data for Performance Measurement – Final Report. Report No. FHWA-HOP-11-029. FHWA, U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, DC. July 2011.

Professional development in work zone ITS

Helpful resources for evaluating and comparing options for ITS deployment

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