INTEGRATION OF SYSTEMS UNDER DEVELOPMENT

ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS UNDER DEVELOPMENT WERE STUDIED: (1) EXPERIMENTAL ROUTE GUIDANCE SYSTEM, (2) PASSING AID SYSTEM, (3) MERGE CONTROL SYSTEM, (4) URBAN TRAFFIC CONTROL, AND (5) MOTORISTS AID SYSTEM. IN ADDITION TO THESE, A NUMBER OF SUPPLEMENTARY AND SUPPORT PROGRAMS, INCLUDING THE DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS WERE REPRESENTED BY THE TRAFFIC SENSING AND SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM AND THE EXPLORATORY DEVELOPMENT OF SUPPORTING SUBSYSTEM AND THE EXPLORATORY DEVELOPMENT OF IDENTIFICATION PROGRAM. THESE MAJOR PROGRAMS ALL SHARE THE FEATURE THAT THEY ARE LARGE IN SCOPE, HAVE IMPLICATION OF MAJOR IMPACT ON SOME OF THE MAJOR DOMESTIC PROBLEMS OF THE NATION (TRAFFIC CONGESTION, URBAN RENEWAL, INCREASED SAFETY ON THE HIGHWAYS) AND THEY INTERACT VERY CLOSELY WITH EACH OTHER AND WITH OTHER PROGRAMS OF IMMEDIATE NATIONAL INTEREST. THE SYSTEMS REQUIRED A VARIETY OF TECHNICAL SUPPORT AND THE SCOPE OF THE WORK DEFINED BY THE CONTRACT INVOLVED SUPPORT IN THE AREA OF (1) DETAILED ELECTRONIC DESIGN AND ANALYSIS, (2) HARDWARE TEST, EVALUATION AND IMPLEMENTATION, (3) SYSTEMS PLANNING AND ECONOMIC ANALYSIS, (4) COMPUTER SIMULATION, (5) LEGAL ANALYSIS AND LEGISLATIVE CONSIDERATIONS, AND (6) HUMAN FACTORS APPLICATIONS. THE FINAL REPORT SUMMARIZES THE CONTRACT TASKS AND TECHNICAL SERVICES CONDUCTED. THE ITEMS DELIVERED AND NOTED CONSIST OF BRIEFINGS, TRIP REPORTS, WORKING PAPERS, LETTER REPORTS AND DETAILED TECHNICAL REPORTS. /FHWA/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Kelly Scientific Corporation

    705 Owen Street
    Rockville, MD  United States  20850

    District of Columbia Department of Transportation

    2000 14th Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20009

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Courage, K
    • Hauer, C
  • Publication Date: 1970-6

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00224965
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FH-11-6373
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 7 1976 12:00AM