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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-16-059    Date:  November 2017
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-16-059
Date: November 2017

 

Travel Time Displays At Freeway Entrance Approaches

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The research reported herein was performed under the Federal Highway Administration’s TMC Pooled Fund Study under contract DTFH61-06-D-00007. The original maps included in this report are the copyright property of Google® Maps™ and others and can be accessed from https://www.google.com/maps. The map overlays were developed as a result of this research project. The overlays include lines, arrows, and labels.

The authors give special thanks and acknowledgement to Dr. Brian Philips, who served as the Federal Highway Administration Government Task Monitor for this project, as well as Jimmy Chu, who served as the TMC Pooled Fund Study liaison. In addition, the authors would like to acknowledge TMC Pooled Fund Study panel members who provided advice and reviews throughout the project.

The authors also would like to give special thanks to the Virginia Department of Transportation for graciously offering use of dynamic message signs for the field implementation study, coordinating usage with in-vehicle messaging, and providing guidance for the best time to perform the field study. The field implementation study would not have been possible without its assistance.

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