Riding Out The Storm

The Federal Highway Administration is working to develop strategies and technologies that will reduce crashes and travel delays caused by adverse weather conditions. This article discusses the negative impacts that weather can have on highway travel for private and commercial road users and looks at ways that weather data can be collected and communicated more efficiently and effectively. FHWA's Weather Responsive Traffic Management Program, which is part of the Road Weather Management Program, works with private and public entities to advance knowledge and develop best practices.in road weather information systems. FHWA and the ITS Joint Program Office have worked with state departments of transportation in Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, South Dakota, and Wyoming to develop mobile data-collection systems that use maintenance vehicles and portable road weather sensors to improve traffic management during adverse weather.

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  • Accession Number: 01644994
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 4 2017 9:14AM