VARIABLE MESSAGE SIGNS: THE ITS TECHNOLOGY TO WATCH

About a dozen large American metropolitan areas now display variable message signs (VMS), usually on structures across interstate highways or other main arteries. The signs are a component of advanced traveler information systems technology and one that motorists are most likely to encounter in their daily trips. George Mason University's multi-year study of motorist attitudes revealed that the technology has great potential for public service but also may confront formidable resistance. The article reviews the broad scope of the findings.

  • Corporate Authors:

    ITS America

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    Washington, DC  United States  20036
  • Authors:
    • Benson, B
  • Publication Date: 1996-5

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 6-10
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00724273
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 3 1996 12:00AM