EVALUATION OF CALTRANS DISTRICT 10 AUTOMATED WARNING SYSTEM

This report presents an evaluation of the Caltrans Automated Warning System (CAWS). The functions of CAWS include meteorological monitoring, traffic speed monitoring, decision-making, and changeable message signs. The evaluations use an approach that is comprised of four levels of assessment: long term efficacy in reduction of traffic loss; functional efficacy related to the effect of warning on driver behavior; operational validation; and, technical assessment.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Publication Date: 1999 California PATH Program, Institute of Transportation Studies University of California, Berkeley CA Remarks: Also available in PDF format from the California PATH website
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of California, Berkeley

    California PATH Program, Institute of Transportation Studies
    Richmond Field Station, 1357 South 46th Street
    Richmond, CA  United States  94804-4648

    California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

    Transportation Electronics Laboratory, 1 Grand Avenue
    San Luis Obispo, CA  United States  93407

    California Department of Transportation

    1120 N Street
    Sacramento, CA  United States  95814
  • Authors:
    • MacCarley, Art
  • Publication Date: 1999

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 76 p. in various pagings
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00796680
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UCB-ITS-PRR-99-28
  • Files: PATH, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 17 2000 12:00AM