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
Surveillance
Safety, customer satisfaction
Emergency services Incident notification mobilization and
response
Safety
Tourism and travel
information
Route selection, navigation, and services information Customer satisfaction
Operation and
maintenance
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).