APPLICATION OF CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION FOR TRAFFIC SURVEILLANCE IN TEXAS

THERE ARE FOUR OPERATING CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION (CCTV) SYSTEMS IN TEXAS THAT ARE USED FOR TRAFFIC SURVEILLANCE. THE REPORT DISCUSSES EACH OF THESE SYSTEMS SINCE EACH HAS DIFFERENT DESIGN AND OPERATION CHARACTERISTICS. EXPERIENCE HAS SHOWN THAT CCTV CAN ONLY BE AS EFFICIENT AS THE OBSERVERS IN THE SYSTEM LOOP. FOR FACILITIES THAT REQUIRE VISUAL SURVEILLANCE, THE APPLICATION OF CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION SHOULD BE INVESTIGATED. THIS REPORT DISCUSSES SOME OF THE FACTORS ONE SHOULD CONSIDER PRIOR TO ACTIVATING A SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM SUCH AS EFFECTIVENESS, MAINTENANCE, OBSERVERS, AND COST. /FHWA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contract No 2-8-69-139
  • Corporate Authors:

    Texas Transportation Institute

    Texas A&M University System, 1600 E Lamar Boulevard
    Arlington, TX  USA  76011
  • Authors:
    • McCasland, W R
  • Publication Date: 1971-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 64 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00225014
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Texas State Department of Highways & Public Transp
  • Report/Paper Numbers: No 139-11
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 17 1973 12:00AM