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Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-11-0050
Project Name:   Mapping Assessment for Connected Vehicle Highway Network
Project Status:   Completed
Start Date:  June 24, 2011
End Date:  December 31, 2012
Contact Information
Last Name:  Persaud
First Name:  Deborah M
Telephone:  202-493-3267
E-mail:  deborah.curtis@dot.gov
Office:   Office of Operations Research and Development
Team:   Trans Operations Applications Team [HRDO-30]
Laboratory:   Saxton Transportation Operations Laboratory
Project detail
Project Description:   The mapping technology project aims to analyze and determine the best current and anticipated geospatial technologies and mapping approaches to support Connected Vehicle networked applications. Key connected vehicle safety, mobility, and environment applications require widely available, highly accurate, and reliable mapping data to be effective for the Connected Vehicle network. For example, an in-vehicle red-light warning application requires the vehicle to know a detailed map layout of each intersection. Otherwise, the in-vehicle application could assume it is in a through lane rather than a turning lane and receive a false warning message when it has a protected green arrow.
Product Type:   Research report
Test Methodology:   The contractor shall be responsible for identifying and evaluating the adequacy of existing and emerging technical solutions for roadway mapping likely to be needed for Connected Vehicle highway applications.
Expected Benefits:   High accuracy vehicle mapping that will lead to better and more accurate simulation and operations of the roadways.
Deliverables:   Identified and summarized characteristics of the major mapping technologies, which will include the types of technology used.
FHWA Topics:   Environment--Vehicles
TRT Terms:   Mapping
Operations
Research
Highway Traffic Control
Vehicles and Equipment
Vehicle Safety
Mobility
FHWA Disciplines:   Environment
Operations
Safety
Subject Areas:   Environment
Vehicles and Equipment
Operations and Traffic Management

 

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