Transportation Operations

TMC and PSAP Data Integration

Traffic or transportation management centers (TMC) are the heart of operations for most transportation agencies. They monitor and evaluate conditions on the transportation system through cameras, detectors, and other instrumentation, and they operate the system through traffic control and information distribution. TMCs often provide communication and dispatching functions for maintenance and service patrols to clear...

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60 Minutes Report: Automated Trucking

Automated trucking, a technical milestone that could disrupt hundreds of thousands of jobs, hits the road.  Companies are already testing driverless trucks on America’s roads. The technology will bring untold profits, but it may cost thousands of truckers their livelihoods. See the 60 Minutes Report HERE

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Can We Save More Lives on America’s Roads?

Consumer Reports explores the promise of improved transportation safety, the technology reshaping the auto industry and the still challenging highway fatality numbers by looking at four aspects: the car, the road, the driver and the crash dummy of the future.

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Step Aside, Cities – Innovations in Rural Mobility

Urban mobility gets all the headlines, but technology can also transform transportation outside cities. Wyoming is turning I-80 into a connected corridor that promises to drastically improve safety for truck drivers and the public. Emergency managers are looking at innovations in transportation to save lives. This session will explore how mobility providers are adapting to...

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300,000 Emergency Responders Have Completed TIM Training

In this View from the Administration available from AASHTOvideo, Transportation TV takes you to the November 16, 2017  news conference where U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced that 300,000 emergency responders nationwide had completed a training program designed to save lives. Chao used the press conference to encourage emergency responders to complete the Federal...

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