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Title: Connected Traffic Control System (CTCS): Research Planning and Concept Development
Contact: Michael D. Fontaine
Associate Director for Safety, Operations, and Traffic Engineering
Project No.: 112539
Target Date: 11/30/2019
Abstract: The Connected Vehicle pooled fund study (CV PFS) and FHWA have been collaborating to develop and demonstrate the Multi-Modal Intelligent Traffic Signal Systems (MMITSS) under the Dynamic Mobility Application Program of USDOT. Currently, the MMITSS Phase 3 (Deployment Readiness Enhancement) is under way. As an extension to these MMITSS efforts, CV PFS and USDOT have agreed on pursuing the “Connected Traffic Control System (CTCS): Research Planning and Concept Development” project together to conduct the foundational research for the overall future traffic control systems under the upcoming connected vehicle environment. Similar to the MMITSS Phase 1-3 effort, USDOT will provide CV PFS with funding ($400,000) and the CV PFS team will provide additional matching funds ($100,000). The UVA Center for Transportation Studies will oversee and administer a contract that will develop the CTCS research plan based on stakeholder input and a review of the state of the art.

 
     Michael D. Fontaine
     Brian L. Smith