Managing Travel for Planned Special Events: First National Conference Proceedings, December 1-3, 2004, New Orleans, Louisiana

This report documents the proceedings of the Managing Travel for Planned Special Events: First National Conference. The Conference was held in New Orleans, Louisiana on December 1-3, 2004. The proceedings summarize the presentations from the plenary sessions and the breakout sessions. The breakout sessions were organized into eight tracks. The topics of these eight tracks were Regional Planning and Coordination; Event-Specific Operations Planning; Traffic Management and Security Plans for Stadiums and Arenas; Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Support and Applications; Traffic Management Plans; Transit and Travel Demand Management; Security and Contingency Planning; and Traffic Management Team Day-of-Event Activities. These planned special events are important components of the economy wherever they are held, whether in major cities, small communities, or rural venues. In addition, planned special events can greatly affect the area's traffic and the transportation system. Managing travel for special events requires the coordinated efforts of transportation and transit agencies, law enforcement and emergency services departments, security personnel, venue operators, and other groups. These proceedings provide information of use to transportation professionals and other individuals in planning and operating transportation systems for special events. This document may be found at the FHWA website


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  • Media Type: Web
  • Edition: Technical Report
  • Pagination: n.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01000997
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-HOP-05-017
  • Contract Numbers: DTFH61-01-C-00182 Task No. BA82B010
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 13 2005 3:17PM