Combining communications and transportation technologies to improve the flow of goods and people, Intelligent Transportation Systems: Planning, Operations, and Evaluation provides comprehensive coverage of the fundamental principles, methods, tools, and technology applications in the field of intelligent transportation systems. This book addresses the impact of information and communications technology on transportation. It also analyzes research literature, discussing issues of measurement, research design, data reliability, and validity. Presented in a research-oriented style, this text is a one-stop reference for civil engineers, traffic engineers, and automotive engineers.
Introduction. The Fundamentals of Transportation Systems. Costs of Transportation. Strategies and Actions. Transportation Network Management and Performance. Travelers and Information Technologies. Data and Knowledge. Methods, Tools, and Evaluation. Synthesis of Empirical Evidence. Integrating Planning and Analysis. Operations. Summary, Conclusions, and Implications.