A NEW APPROACH : A GROUND-BREAKING INITIATIVE TO IMPROVE WINTER ROAD MAINTENANCE, WHICH WILL SERVE AS A MODEL FOR OTHER REGIONS AROUND THE USA, IS UNDER WAY IN MICHIGAN

This article describes the South-Eastern Michigan Snow and Ice Management (SEMSIM) project, a winter road maintenance initiative which features collaboration and sharing of resources between four government road agencies. The technologies being used in the SEMSIM including: satellite based global positioning system (GPS), vehicle tracking devices, sensors on snowplows/salt trucks which send data to a base station, computerised salt spreaders, in-vehicle dashboard computer displays allowing for non-verbal communication between drivers and management, a radio system, and customized computer software.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Publication Date: March/April 2000
  • Publication Date: 2000

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00801142
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: PATH
  • Created Date: Nov 7 2000 12:00AM