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Project ID:FHWA-PROJ-09-0062
Project Name: Innovative Approaches for Next Generation Vehicle Positioning - Phase I
Status: Active
Last Name:Arnold
First Name:James A
Office: Office of Operations Research and Development
Team:Trans Enabling Technologies Team
Project Description:This project will be completed in two phases. The initial phase of this project will investigate a range of viable approaches that could provide lane-level positioning accuracy in diverse driving environments, satisfying the needs of accuracy, availability, continuity, and low-cost. This initial phase will assess the viability, benefits, limitations, and obstacles for different approaches based on technological, business, and deployment characteristics. The second phase will include the testing of several of the viable approaches. This phase would extend for two years, where prototype systems would be developed and tested that integrate a variety of sensors (e.g., Global Navigation Satellite Systems, inertial, feature-based) along with ground-based radio positioning (e.g., Dedicated Short Range Communications).
Start Date: October 1, 2009
End Date: December 31, 2012
Goals:Define requirements and match with technologies.
Project Findings:TBD
Keywords: Positioning
Subject Areas: Freight Transportation
Passenger Transportation
Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Public Transportation