Development of a Wireline Communications Design Guidebook for Intelligent Transportation Systems

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R.E. Brydia, B.E. Brackin, J.D. Johnson, G.B. Thomas, K.N. Balke

Publication Date:

October 2005


Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) engineers are responsible for the design, evaluation, and implementation of Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) solutions across the entire state. These installations occur with vast differences in requirements, expectations, and constraints. Many deployments require some type of communication system to complete the installation. This report details the development of a reference guidebook and traIning workshop for TxDOT engineers. The purpose of these materials is to: . establish a fundamental level of understanding of wire line communication concepts and technologies, . convey and explain a comprehensive process for assessing communication needs for ITS deployments, and . create a set of workshop materials for future training program opportunities.

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Intelligent Transprotation Systems, Communication

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