THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL ISSUES IN INCIDENT RESPONSE OPERATIONS

Urban congestion is an adverse phenomenon occurring in all metropolitan areas worldwide and almost 50 percent of urban congestion is attributed to traffic incidents. A number of Incident Management Systems operate worldwide, aiming to reduce incident duration and consequences. This paper presents the state of the art and the state of practice for incident response (mainly in Europe and the USA), highlights problems and deficiencies, and provides an inventory of models and technologies that can be used for improving incident management operations.

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    Elsevier

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  • Authors:
    • Zografos, K G
    • Vasilakis, G M
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  • Publication Date: 1997

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 273-278

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00767487
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0080429319
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Volume 1
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 5 1999 12:00AM