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Virginia PROGRESS: The Virginia Department of Transportation's Intelligent Vehicle-Highway Systems Strategic Plan
Brian L. Smith
Year: 1993
VTRC No.: 93-TAR6
Abstract: The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is committed to Virginia PROGRESS, which is a program for Intelligent Vehicle-Highway System (IVHS) research, development, and deployment. This document, VDOT's IVHS Strategic Plan, will guide the Department in Virginia PROGRESS. It is organized in the following chapters: (1) Strategic Assessment; (2) IVHS Overview; and (3) Strategic Plan. Chapter 1 discusses IVHS solutions to surface transportation needs and ongoing IVHS activities in VDOT. Chapter 2 examines the five functional areas of IVHS that have emerged in recent years. These areas are: Advanced Traffic Management Systems (ATMS), Advanced Traveler Information Systems (ATIS), Advanced Vehicle Control Systems (AVCS), Advanced Public Transportation Systems (APTS), and Commercial Vehicle Operations (CVO). Finally, Chapter 3 provides details of the Strategic Plan.