DEVELOPMENT OF INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS: THE SEATTLE CASE STUDY

With an increased awareness of the congestion-related impacts resulting from the occurrence of incidents, urban areas across the nation are looking to improve the management of these incidents. Seattle officials were quick to recognize the importance of efficient incident management programs and sought to improve their existing system. This document examines the incident management techniques initially considered for implementation in the Seattle area, the incident management techniques that were actually implemented, the thought processes behind the development of these programs and the overall success of the systems approach as it was applied to the deelopment of the incident management system in the Seattle metropolitan area.

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Washington, Seattle

    Seattle, WA  United States  98195

    Washington State Department of Transportation

    Transportation Building, 310 Maple Park Avenue SE, P.O. Box 47300
    Olympia, WA  United States  98504-7300

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Koehne, J
    • MANNERING, F L
  • Publication Date: 1991-7

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 81 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00616569
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: WA-RD 221.2
  • Contract Numbers: GC 8719, Task 6
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 30 1991 12:00AM