System Verification & Deployment (51 unique lessons found)

Make data publicly available for crowdsource verification and validation.
A Transportation Research Board (TRB) state-of-practice report.

Autonomous vehicle shuttle pilots are more successful with early and frequent stakeholder engagement, and clear budget and goal metrics from the onset.
Team leads reflect on lessons learned from AV shuttle demonstration on public roadway in Denver, Colorado.

Connected Vehicle Vehicle-to-Infrastructure deployment in Tallahassee, FL realizes importance of field reviews, placement of devices, and roadway geography.
As part of the Signal Phase and Timing (SPaT) Challenge, the City of Tallahassee is working to provide SPaT and geographic intersection description information to motorized and non-motorized road users through a connected transportation system.

National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) provides updates on SPaT Challenge activities in recorded Webinar #7.
Principal investigators discuss the status of operational SPaT deployments in the City of Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, and the Northern Virginia Test Bed.

Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment Program yields program management best practices for integrating and testing large disparate systems.
Systems engineering best practices to reduce risks, minimize schedule delays, and avoid cost overruns.

Validate the performance of dedicated short-range communication (DSRC) radios for cooperative adaptive cruise control (CACC) applications by testing receiver signal strength, signal delay, and packet error rates.
USDOT developed an evaluation framework to validate the performance of vehicle-to-vehicle communications for cooperative adaptive cruise control (CACC) systems.

Invest in automated bicycle-pedestrian counters to both save time over doing manual counts and provide the ability to track continuous data over longer periods of time.
Experiences from a nationwide FHWA Bicycle-Pedestrian Count Technology Pilot Project, including identifying count locations, researching count technology, installing the technology, and uploading and analyzing the data.

Use a Weather Responsive Traveler Information system to improve the real-time traffic management capabilities of operations staff during winter weather events by displaying more weather-related messages with a slightly faster advanced notification time.
Experiences from the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Weather Responsive Traveler Information (Wx-TINFO) system.

Conduct a data collection pilot test to validate end-to-end data acquisition, transfer, processing, and quality assessment processes.
Experience with data collection from connected vehicle devices during the Safety Pilot Model Deployment in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Avoid unnecessarily restrictive requirements and ambiguous terms in bid documents.
Experience implementing real-time travel time information systems on I-35 in Minnesota.

Ensure good data quality to successfully integrate weather alert system based upon Road Weather Information Systems.
Caltrans District 3 experience in implementing a weather alert notification system in a Regional Transportation Management Center

Conduct bench testing prior to field installation of transit signal priority (TSP) equipment to verify functionality between detectors, signal controllers, phase selectors, and cabinet design.
Pilot deployment of transit signal priority in Chicago identified multiple considerations that may help inform future deployments.

Develop a long-term ITS vision and use systems engineering processes to successfully manage ITS deployments.
Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority's experience in deploying transit ITS

Ensure that new technology deployed in a weigh station to detect high-risk heavy trucks is in alignment with state organizational goals and inspection priorities.
Evaluation of an Integrated Safety and Security Enforcement System (ISSES) in a weigh station on I-75 in Kentucky installed to detect high-risk heavy trucks

Employ sensors that can account for a range of parking lot vehicle movements.
Experience from the smart parking field test at the Rockridge, Oakland BART station.

Exercise careful planning in preparation for issuing an RFP to help mitigate cost, schedule, and performance risks.
The Riverside Transit Agency experience with the methods of award and terms and conditions used to procure equipment and software for automatic vehicle location (AVL) and computer-aided dispatch (CAD).

Perform System Monitoring of 511 Systems.
A national experience with the development and deployment of 511 Systems.

Test new signal timing plans, even on a shoestring budget.
Experience from a synthesis of signal timing projects.

Conduct a site survey when developing a new signal timing plan.
Experience from a synthesis of signal timing projects.

Optimize travel time messaging operations by improving the way in which data is collected, analyzed, and displayed.
Four American Cities' experiences with Travel Time Messaging on Dynamic Message Signs.

Provide drivers with sufficient managed lane information that can be easily disseminated and understood.
A guidance provided by the Texas Transportation Institute on providing user information in managed lanes facilities.

Ensure that ITS field operations tests use technologies and applications that are proven to be deployment ready.
Experience with a Field Operational Test for the Intelligent Vehicle Initiative in Minnesota

Develop a thorough installation and implementation process as part of the ITS deployment.
Five rural transit agencies' experiences in applying ITS to rural transit.

Recognize the data requirements of an Advanced Public Transportation System (APTS).
Experience from the Cape Cod Advanced Public Transit System.

Expect that new technology will require modifications before it is useable.
A Washington State experience with testing of electronic container door seals (E-seal) through a freight supply chain.

Use an appropriate procurement mechanism to support the implementation of multiple advanced traveler information technologies.
Institutional lessons from a partnership to implement emerging ITS technologies in the Seattle metropolitan area.

Use tested and effective traffic management systems for Transportation Management Centers (TMCs).
Eight states' experiences with ITS Traffic Management Systems for TMCs.