Figure 1 - ITS Infrastructure Deployment in 75 Metropolitan Areas: 1997 and 2000

Figure 1 - ITS Infrastructure Deployment in 75 Metropolitan Areas: 1997 and 2000

Selected elements (Percent)

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  20001 19971
Arterial miles covered by on-call service patrols 7 0
Highway-rail intersections under electronic surveillance 16 5
Freeway conditions disseminated to the public 22 12
Freeway miles under electronic surveillance 22 16
Fixed-route transit vehicles equipped with AVL 31 23
Freeway miles covered by on-call service patrols 40 31
Fixed-route buses accepting electronic fare payment 42 30
Signalized intersections under centralized or closed loop control 49 46
Emergency management vehicles under CAD 67 43
Toll collection lanes with ETC capacity 73 36

1Percentage of the infrastructure components in all 75 areas that have the ITS technology deployed; e.g., 73 percent of the toll collection lanes in all 75 areas in 2000 had the capability to collect tolls electronically.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, ITS Joint Program Office, ITS Deployment Tracking: 2000 Survey Results, available at http://www.itsdeployment2.ed.ornl/its2000, as of Oct. 31, 2002.