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Intelligent Vehicle-highway System (IVHS) Activities in the Virginia Department of Transportation: March 1993 Update
Brian L. Smith
Year: 1993
VTRC No.: 93-TAR7
Abstract: The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is committed to the development and deployment of IVHS to improve the safety and efficiency of the Commonwealth's multi-modal transportation system. VDOT has developed and published a strategic plan to define Virginia PROGRESS, an ambitious statewide IVHS program. Virginia PROGRESS is based on four areas critical to meeting VDOT's objective of providing safe, efficient, effective, and environmentally sound surface transportation systems.These include Advanced Traveler Information Systems (ATIS), Advanced Traffic Management Systems (ATMS), Automated Highway Systems (AHS), and Commercial Vehicle Operations (CVO).

This document, which is updated annually, presents a summary of all IVHS activities in which VDOT is currently involved. For each activity, the summary includes project descriptions, locations, contacts, and status. Furthermore, the activities are grouped according to the following classifications" (1) operational systems, (2) operational tests, (3) early deployment, (4) systems under development, (5) regional development, and (6) research.