Network and asset management: benefits of real-time data

Data is essential for understanding the demands placed on road assets and transport networks. There is an opportunity through advances in real-time technologies to improve the delivery of network management and asset management activities. This requires an understanding of both the real-time technologies that are available, and the real-time information needs of network managers and asset managers. This research investigated the applications of real-time technologies and data in asset and network management. This included identifying a range of opportunities for expanding the use of real-time technology, for example by making better use of existing datasets and improving the detection of incidents and defects. A range of challenges were also identified, including the difficulties of working with ‘big’ real-time datasets, the risk of reliance on technology and the need for specialist expertise to develop real-time applications. The outputs of this research include a range of recommendations, including possible real-time technology applications and actions to ensure the transport industry keeps up to date with advances in sensor technologies, analytical platforms and communication networks.

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  • Pagination: 83p
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 638

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01663503
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • ISBN: 9781988512907
  • Files: ITRD, ATRI
  • Created Date: Mar 22 2018 11:53AM