Skip to contentUnited States Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration FHWA Home
Research Home
FLYER
This flyer is an archived publication and may contain dated technical, contact, and link information
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-13-087
Date: August 2013

 

Federal Highway Administration Research, Development, and Technology
Saxton Transportation Operations Laboratory

Effective Integration of Analysis, Modeling and Simulation Tools

PDF Version (365 KB)

PDF files can be viewed with the Acrobat® Reader®

Call For Volunteers!

The “Data Hub” was created to simplify complex transportation analyses requiring more than a single resolution (macro, meso, micro, deterministic), for applications such as Integrated Corridor Management (ICM), roadway pricing/tolling, and air quality analysis.

The Data Hub uses a data schema to manage the interchange of data from common off-the-shelf software programs. The graphical user interface displays measures of effectiveness from field and model data in a side-by-side format which enables more effective calibration and validation processes.

A prototype Data Hub was successfully tested on subarea networks in Portland, OR; Tucson, AZ; and Raleigh, NC. Additional applications are currently being undertaken by the research team to demonstrate its benefits.

 

FHWA-HRT-13-087 PDF Cover

 

ResearchFHWA
FHWA
United States Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration