PROBING PHONE CALLS : AS MOTORISTS TRAVEL WITH THEIR MOBILE PHONES THEY PROVIDE A WAY TO MONITOR THE TRAFFIC

This article describes plans for using motorists' mobile phones as a source of traveler information services and traffic management data. Vehicles traveling on the Washington Beltway in norther Virginia and Maryland will be used as probe vehicles, providing a way to monitor traffic. The article also describes how other technologies are used as probes, making speed estimates and detecting incidents and congestion.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Publication Date: January/February 2000
  • Corporate Authors:

    Minnesota Department of Transportation

    Office of Materials, 1400 Gervais Avenue
    Maplewood, MN  United States  55109
  • Authors:
    • Samuel, Peter
  • Publication Date: 2000

Language

  • English

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00799530
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: PATH, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 6 2000 12:00AM