Smart Call Box Field Operation Test Evaluation: Summary Report (revised Draft 5-1-97)
James H. Banks and
Patrick A. D. Powell
Institute of Transportation Studies, Research Reports, Working Papers, Proceedings from Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley
The Smart Call Box Field Operational Test evaluated the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of using smart call boxes for five data processing and transmission tasks: traffic census, incident detection, hazardous weather reporting, changeable message sign control, and video surveillance. Evaluation focused on assessing the cost-effectiveness of smart call boxes as compared with a baseline system using hardwire telephone communications. The evaluation was primarily based on functional adequacy and capital costs.
Keywords: Disabled vehicles on express highways; Cellular radio; Highway communications--California--San Diego; Automatic data collection systems; Emergency road service (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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