U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
202-366-4000


Skip to content U.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Highway AdministrationU.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration

Federal Highway Administration Research and Technology
Coordinating, Developing, and Delivering Highway Transportation Innovations

Overview

 

Research and Development (R&D) Project Sites

[Printer friendly]

 

 
Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-09-0006
Project Name:   Traffic Analysis and Simulation Pooled Fund Study – Task 1: Traffic Analysis Tools Consistency: Recommended Practices
Project Status:   Completed
Start Date:  February 23, 2009
End Date:  August 22, 2010
Contact Information
Last Name:  VanGorder
First Name:  Randy
Telephone:  202-493-3266
E-mail:  randall.vangorder@dot.gov
Office:   Office of Operations Research and Development
Team:   Trans Ops Concepts and Analysis Team [HRDO-20]
Project detail
Project Description:   This study will identify, document, and develop guidance materials on the state-of-the-practice and the state-of-the-art in utilizing the range of data available from traffic analysis tools in a manner that operating agencies, decisionmakers, or seasoned professionals would not have otherwise gained through a raw interpretation of individual performance measures.
Goals:   The goal is to identify, document, and develop guidance materials on the state-of-the-practice and the state-of-the-art in utilizing traffic analysis tools.
Background Information:   The Federal Highway Administration, in support of the Traffic Analysis and Simulation Pooled Fund Study, has identified a need to create guidance on the selection and use of traffic analysis tools and other methods in a manner that promotes consistency.
Product Type:   Research report
Partners:   Federal Highway Administration: Resource Center; Role(s): Advisory
Expected Benefits:   Better and more consistent use of Traffic Analysis Tools.
Deliverables:   A guide to the consistent application of traffic analysis tools and methods.
Project Findings:   Guidance document developed.
FHWA Topics:   Road Operations and Congestion--Congestion Mitigation
TRT Terms:   Traffic Models
Simulation
Operations
Research
State of the Art
State of the Practice
FHWA Disciplines:   Design
Environment
Freight
Operations
Planning
Subject Areas:   Data and Information Technology
Operations and Traffic Management

 

Federal Highway Administration | 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE | Washington, DC 20590 | 202-366-4000
Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center | 6300 Georgetown Pike | McLean, VA | 22101