Why ITS Projects Should be Small, Local and Private: Lessons from Studies of Technological Change for the Deployment of Intelligent Transportation Systems

In this paper, the author contends that in order to produce and capture useful knowledge, early Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) projects should be local, small, and focused on realistic goals. The importance of cooperative networks that support knowledge acquisition and diffusion is stressed. Additionally, the author promotes the usage of private industry, especially to perform tasks for which they are best qualified.

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    University of California, Berkeley

    Institute of Transportation Studies
    McLaughlin Hall
    Berkeley, CA  United States  94720

    University of California, Berkeley

    California PATH Program, Institute of Transportation Studies
    Richmond Field Station, 1357 South 46th Street
    Richmond, CA  United States  94804-4648

    California Department of Transportation

    Office of Research, P.O. Box 942873
    Sacramento, CA  United States  94273-0001
  • Authors:
    • Weissenberger, S
  • Publication Date: 1998-6


  • English

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Pagination: 59p
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  • Accession Number: 01397435
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UCB-ITS-PRR-98-23
  • Created Date: Aug 23 2012 4:47PM