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Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-08-0022
Project Name:   Balancing Safety and Capacity in an Adaptive Signal Control System, Phase I
Project Status:   Completed
Start Date:  September 3, 2008
End Date:  December 31, 2009
Contact Information
Last Name:  Bared
First Name:  Joe
Telephone:  202-493-3314
E-mail:  joe.bared@dot.gov
Office:   Office of Operations Research and Development
Team:   Trans Ops Concepts and Analysis Team [HRDO-20]
Program:   Small Business Innovation Program (SBIR) (2% of Adjusted CA)
Project detail
Project Description:   Draft Phase 1 final report, submitted by contractor.
Goals:   The safety of signal variations or adjustments within Adaptive Control Software Lite.
Field Test:   None
Product Type:   Research report
Test Methodology:   Traffic simulation and surrogate measures of safety.
Other Information:   Related to project: Surrogate Safety Assessment Model and Validation: Final Report, Publication No. FHWA-HRT-08-051
Expected Benefits:   Safety and operational improvements.
Deliverables: Name: Draft research report of Phase I.
Product Type(s): Research report
Description: Final Report.
Related URL(s):   http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/safety/08051/index.cfm
FHWA Topics:   Road Operations and Congestion--Congestion Mitigation
TRT Terms:   Operations
Traffic Signals
Traffic Congestion
Highway Traffic Control
Traffic Conflicts
Traffic Accidents
FHWA Disciplines:   Operations
Subject Areas:   Operations and Traffic Management


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