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Washington, DC 20590
202-366-4000


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Overview

 

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Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-10-0035
Project Name:   Traffic Management Center Pooled Fund Study—Task 2: Integration of Traffic Management Centers and Law Enforcement, Needs Assessment
Project Status:   Active
Start Date:  August 2, 2010
End Date:  August 1, 2012
Contact Information
Last Name:  Vasconez
First Name:  Kimberly
Telephone:  202-366-1559
E-mail:  Kimberly.Vasconez@dot.gov
Office:   Office of Operations
Team:   Office of Transportation Operations [HOTO-1]
Project detail
Project Description:   This project will assess the current practices and identify institutional, operational, and technical issues and challenges that all agencies face with integrating Traffic Management Centers and law enforcement. The results of this effort will lead to the identification of a list of topics and issues to be addressed and a series of next steps to be considered in a further study that is intended to develop a product that will provide necessary guidance to address agencies' needs.
Goals:   To determine and identify institutional, operational, and technical issues and challenges that all involving agencies are facing with integrating Traffic Management Centers and law enforcement.
Test Methodology:   Survey Traffic Management Center Pooled Fund Study members and other traffic management center managers to determine the issues, challenges, and benefits of integrating a traffic management center with law enforcement.
Expected Benefits:   Safer, more efficient transportation operations and incident management.
FHWA Topics:   Road Operations and Congestion--Emergency Response
TRT Terms:   Traffic Control Centers
Law Enforcement
Operations
Research
Highway Traffic Control
Incident Management
FHWA Disciplines:   Operations
Subject Areas:   Operations and Traffic Management
Terminals and Facilities
Security and Emergencies

 

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