CELL PHONES WILL BE USED TO MONITOR TRAFFIC

This article describes how the tracking of cell phone usage in Maryland and Virginia will serve as a way of monitoring traffic congestion. The cars in which drivers are using cell phones will operate as probe vehicles, reflecting the fact that as traffic slows cell phone use increases. Responding to privacy concerns, officials contend that phone calls will not be monitored or callers identified. A process in which energy patterns generated by phone calls are followed will be used.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Publication Date: December 22, 1999 Remarks: Printout of Washington post article, reproduced in University of Virginia Smart Travel Lab website, in PATH Binder 7
  • Authors:
    • Sipress, Alan
  • Publication Date: 1999

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00799357
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: PATH
  • Created Date: Oct 6 2000 12:00AM