Towards a Technology Assessment of Highway/Navigation and Route Guidance

There are now a wide variety of route guidance systems available, both automated and non-automated. There are navigation aids, route guidance and route control. The technology has reached and advanced stage and is on the market in some forms. Needed is an assessment of driver response and network behavior to evaluate the technical requirements and limitations. A thorough economic analysis needs to be undertaken to clarify cost effectiveness implications. Policy analyses are needed to look at the issues of liability and public acceptance.

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    University of California, Irvine

    Institute of Transportation Studies
    4000 Anteater Instruction and Research Building
    Irvine, CA  United States  92697

    Program on Advanced Technology for the Highway (Calif.)


    California Department of Transportation

    1120 N Street
    Sacramento, CA  United States  95814
  • Authors:
    • Kanfani, Adib K
  • Publication Date: 1987


  • English

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Pagination: 14 p.
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  • Accession Number: 00796759
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UCB-ITS-PWP-87-6
  • Created Date: Aug 24 2000 12:00AM