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21st Century Operations Using 21st Century Technologies

Considerations of Current and Emerging Transportation Management Center Data

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1. Report No.


2. Government Accession No.
3. Recipient's Catalog No.
4. Title and Subtitle

Considerations of Current and Emerging Transportation Management Center Data

5. Report Date

July 2019

6. Performing Organization Code
7. Author(s)

Michael L. Pack, Nikola Ivanov, Jocelyn K. Bauer, Elizabeth Birriel

8. Performing Organization Report No.
9. Performing Organization Name and Address

11251 Roger Bacon Drive
Reston, VA 20190

Michael Pack, LLC, Columbia, Maryland 20145

10. Work Unit No. (TRAIS)

11. Contract or Grant No.

Contract No. DTFH61-16-D-00053

12. Sponsoring Agency Name and Address

Federal Highway Administration
United States Department of Transportation
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590

13. Type of Report and Period Covered

Final Report

14. Sponsoring Agency Code


15. Supplementary Notes

Jimmy Chu, FHWA Task Order Contract Officer's Representative

16. Abstract

This report examines some of the fundamental aspects of using emerging data from third parties—understanding what is becoming available at the time of this publication, how it is collected, the business models used by the companies that sell it, and possible data use cases. Contract considerations for working with private sector data providers are discussed. The document also highlights business questions an agency can explore to determine the potential value of internal data assets, and summarizes the private sector's desire for agency-owned data.

17. Key Words

Emerging data, third-party data, transportation management centers, business models, data sharing, crowdsourced data, connected vehicle data.

18. Distribution Statement

No restrictions.

19. Security Classification (of this report)


20. Security Classification (of this page)


21. No of Pages


22. Price


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