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Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-13-0034
Project Name:   Integrated Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Prototype Development
Project Status:   Programmed
Start Date:  September 9, 2013
End Date:  September 9, 2014
Contact Information
Last Name:  Curtis
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 contractor shall develop an Integrated Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) Prototype System that brings results from mapping, positioning, communications research, and Signal Phase and Timing (SPaT) and related message set development into a single operating environment that supports V2I communications-based connected vehicle applications. In developing the Integrated V2I Prototype, the Contractor shall solicit stakeholder input in identifying the critical components that are necessary to bring connected vehicle infrastructure systems to deployment, and engage stakeholders to ensure that efforts are coordinated with related activities. The contractor shall perform the necessary systems engineering activities, systems integration, and testing to develop a sound platform for V2I applications to function. The contractor shall develop the documentation necessary to convey the concept and technical content to stakeholders who may develop or refine V2I applications and/or implement infrastructure systems based on the Integrated V2I Prototype.
The key project objectives are listed below:
(1) Develop an Integrated Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) Prototype System that provides a full complement of infrastructure capability to support V2I communications-based, connected vehicle applications.   
(2) Test this prototype at Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center in the Transportation Operations Laboratory: Connected Vehicle Highway Testbed.
(3) Document the design and prototype to enable subsequent implementation activities by other parties. 
Background Information:   This project is part of Track 1, Enabling Technologies, for the Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) program.
Field Test:   Testing will be conducted onsite at Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center.
Test Methodology:   Contract research
Expected Benefits:   This project will enable all of the benefits of the connected vehicle highway program applications to be realized.
FHWA Topics:   Road Operations and Congestion--Transportation Management
TRT Terms:   Operations
Highway Traffic Control
Traffic Signal Controllers
FHWA Disciplines:   Operations
Subject Areas:   Operations and Traffic Management
Safety and Human Factors
Vehicles and Equipment


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