PROCEEDINGS PROGRAM REVIEW MEETING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF TRAFFIC SYSTEMS

THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, U.S. BUREAU OF PUBLIC ROADS, CONDUCTED A PROGRAM REVIEW MEETING ON RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF TRAFFIC SYSTEMS ON DEC. 6,7,&8, 1966, AT THE WASHINGTONIAN MOTEL, GAITHERSBURG, MARYLAND. THE OBJECTIVE OF THE MEETING WAS TO ACQUAINT RESEARCHERS, BOTH IN AND OUT OF GOVERNMENT, WITH THE SCOPE, TECHNIQUES, AND PROGRESS OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES RELATED TO TRAFFIC SYSTEMS. EACH SESSION OF THE PROGRAM WAS DEVOTED TO A PROJECT CURRENTLY INCLUDED IN THE BUREAUS NATIONAL PROGRAM OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FOR HIGHWAY TRANSPORTATION. THE GENERAL THEME OF THE MEETING WAS THE USE OF MODERN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR SOLVING TRAFFIC CONGESTION AND SAFETY PROBLEMS. THE SPEAKERS DISCUSSED SIGNIFICANT ASPECTS OF THEIR WORK, INCLUDING RESULTS, CONCLUSIONS, SIGNIFICANT BREAKTHROUGHS, AND UNIQUE CONCEPTS OR APPROACHES TO PROJECT UNDERTAKINGS. THE MEETING AFFORDED AN OPPORTUNITY FOR RESEARCHERS CONDUCTING ON-GOING WORK TO VIEW THEIR ACTIVITY IN RELATION TO THE TOTAL NATIONAL PROGRAM IN TRAFFIC SYSTEMS AND TO DISCUSS CURRENT PROBLEMS AND APPROACHES WITH OTHERS WORKING IN RELATED FIELDS. THE MORE THAN 200 PERSONS ATTENDING THE MEETING REPRESENTED A CROSS SECTION OF RESEARCH ADMINISTRATORS, PROGRAM MANAGER, AND HIGHLY SKILLED ACTIVE RESEARCHERS. REPRESENTATION INCLUDED INDUSTRY, UNIVERSITIES, STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, HIGHWAY-ORIENTED ASSOCIATIONS, AS WELL AS INTERESTED FEDERAL AGENCIES. /BPR/ AGENCIES. /BPR/

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    Bureau of Public Roads /US

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1966-12

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  • Accession Number: 00224850
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bureau of Public Roads /US
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 5 1994 12:00AM