AN ASSESSMENT OF POTENTIAL USE AND BENEFITS OF CALL BOXES IN TEXAS
A call box test program has been underway since 1993 on five sections of roadway dispersed throughout Texas. This program was initiated to assess the feasibility and potential use of call boxes installed along Texas highways to help improve emergency communications access by motorists. Recently, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) contracted with the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) to provide an analysis of current call box usage trends at the test sites and to compare that usage with other systems nationwide. In addition, TTI also performed a small survey of licensed motorists in six Texas cities to assess public interest in a statewide call box system and motorists willingness to pay for such a system through a small annual fee
- Publication Date: 2000 Transportation Research Board, Washington DC Remarks: Presentation at the 79th annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 2000
College Station, TX United States 77843-3135
- Ullman, Gerald L
- Collins, Rick
- Transportation Research Board 79th Annual Meeting
- Location: Washington D.C.
- Date: 2000-1-9 to 2000-1-13
- Date: 2000
- Pagination: 11 p.
- Accession Number: 00788765
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
- Files: PATH
- Created Date: Mar 23 2000 12:00AM