California Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology
Data Utilization At California Transportation Management Centers
- Author(s): Chan, Shirley
- Chang, Elbert
- Lin, Wei-hua
- Skabardonis, Alexander
- et al.
This study looked at the operations and functions performed at the Caltrans Transportation Management Centers (TMC) with focus on the data sources, data processing, and performance measures. Recommendations are made for making greater use of archived real-time archived data. These include establishing a performance monitoring system, using the data to estimate performance measures, and providing procedures for data processing and dissemination.