The National Automated Highway System Consortium (NAHSC) is developing concepts for the future that will allow suitably equipped vehicles to travel on selected freeways with automated control of driving tasks. Rather than select a single approach for the automated highway, the NAHSC is building in flexibility for tailoring the system to local needs and for growth over time. This paper presents the current status of the AHS alternatives being developed by the NAHSC. These alternatives are based on attributes reflecting the key decisions that impact the overall structure of the automated highway, how it is used how it gets deployed, and costs and benefits. Each of these attributes has options that are appropriate under various circumstances. The NAHSC has identified six key attributes, and the alternatives for these define the potential AHS tool kit

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    • Publication Date: 1997 Published By: ITS America, Washington DC
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  • Authors:
    • Jacoby, Carol
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  • Publication Date: 1997


  • English

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  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Created Date: Nov 17 1999 12:00AM