Table 6-2 Rural ITS Infrastructure—Functions and Benefits

Table 6-2
Rural ITS Infrastructure—Functions and Benefits

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Infrastructure Functions Benefits Provided
Travel safety and security Hazardous conditions information
Safety, customer satisfaction
Emergency services Incident notification mobilization and
Tourism and travel
Route selection, navigation, and services information Customer satisfaction
Operation and
Traffic management Decreased travel times, lower costs
Public travel and
mobility services
Transit accessibility
Dispatch and routing
Ride sharing and matching
Fuel, savings/lower emissions,
customer satisfaction

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Joint Program Office for Intelligent Transportation Systems, Measuring ITS Deployment and Integration, Version 2 (Washington, DC: January 1999).