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Implementation of ITS Practice in Georgia Presentation for ITSGA Annual Meeting September 25, 2006 Chattanooga, Tennessee Marion Waters.

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1 Implementation of ITS Practice in Georgia Presentation for ITSGA Annual Meeting September 25, 2006 Chattanooga, Tennessee Marion Waters

2 Audience Survey People not from Georgia (who know only a little about Georgia’s ITS) People familiar with current NaviGAtor System (since 2000) People who remember 1996 Olympic Games People who remember IVHS

3 Timeline for ITS in Georgia Key Milestones February 1989 – IVHS (Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems) conference in Atlanta at GA Tech sponsored by FHWA September 1990 – Georgia Selected for 1996 Olympic Games December The Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA) – Established a Federal program to research, develop, and operationally test Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and to promote their implementation.. – Demo Project for Georgia $58.1 Million February 1992 – FHWA Scanning Tour July 1992 – RFP for System Integrator

4 1992 Technologies (in RFP) 1994 Specifications Bag Phones (5% market penetration) Dial-in to Electronic Bulletin Boards (1200 baud modems - No Internet!) Multi-mode fiber Windows Processors Optical Juke box for 187 Mbytes

5 Timeline for ITS in Georgia Key Milestones October 1992 – TRW Selected January 21, 1993 – Notice to Proceed issued November, 1994 – HERO operations begin April 11, 1996 – TMC Dedication / Official beginning of Operations July 17, 1996 – Olympic Games

6 1996OLYMPICGAMES

7 ATLANTA, GEORGIA, USA CENTENNIAL GAMES

8 1996 ATLANTA, GEORGIA, USA CENTENNIAL GAMES LARGEST OLYMPICS IN HISTORY LARGEST OLYMPICS IN HISTORY

9 8 Days Remaining The Clock is Ticking!

10 Night in Atlanta Intelligent Transportation Systems Atlanta, Georgia The most fully integrated Intelligent Transportation System in operation today.

11 Statewide ATMS Network ATLANTA CARTERSVILLE DALTON ATHENS GAINESVILLE AUGUSTA MACON SAVANNAH ALBANY COLUMBUS VALDOSTA GDOT CONCEPT BEGAN 1992 TRW CONTRACT SIGNED 1/23/93 Coordination, Cooperation, Commitment GD OT

12 Cobb TCC Dekalb TCC To Gwinnett TCC Clayton TCC GDOT G.O. Atlanta TCC Fulton TCC Video Detection & Surveillance Cameras Vision for 1996 INTERSTATE 85 GEORGIA INTERSTATE GEORGIA INTERSTATE 75 GEORGIA INTERSTATE 85 GEORGIA INTERSTATE 20 GEORGIA INTERSTATE 20 GEORGIA INTERSTATE GEORGIA 285 INTERSTATE GEORGIA 675 INTERSTATE 75 GEORGIA 78 Toll Plaza TMC

13 TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION COLLECTION TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION DISPERSAL SIGNAL TIMING CHANGES TRAFFIC CONTROL MEASURES INFORMATION INPUT INFORMATION OUTPUT TMC VEHICLE DETECTION DEVICES SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS CHANGEABLE MESSAGE SIGNS KIOSKS HIGHWAY ADVISORY RADIO SIGNAL TIMING CHANGES RAMP METERING RATES Transportation Control Center INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM * *DOT Metro Traffic SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS TCC MARTA SHOWCASE ADAS

14 Advance Traveler Information System (ATIS) Radar Detectors TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT CENTER (TMC) *DOT Spotters Video Detection MARTA CCT Airport Private Providers Internet Page HP 200LX & SkyTel 2-Way Pager Motorola Envoy Hotel Interactive TV Cable TV In-Vehicle Navigation Travelers Showcase Project

15 Personal Communication Devices (PCD) Road Maps Incident Alerts/Congestion One-Way Street and Turn Restrictions Route Selection Transit Schedules and Fares Bus Stop and Rail Station Locations Parking Lot Information / Status Special Information (Sports, Parades, Concerts, etc.) Yellow Pages Information Travelers Showcase Project

16 Atlanta, Georgia GDOTMARTA FTA GeorgiaNet FHWA Intelligent Transportation Systems City of Atlanta

17 Key Milestones... “Post Olympics” Refinement of Software (success) Signal integration efforts (failure) Strategic Deployment Plan 1997 (success) Economic evaluation 1997 (success)

18 Economic Benefits for Atlanta Region (metro only) 23-Minute Reduction in Average Incident Duration $44.6 Million Savings in Time Alone Air Quality Benefit Benefit/Cost Ratio 2.3 to 1

19 Key Milestones... “Post Olympics” Selection of “Integrator II” 1998 Y2K “re-baseline” (success) Moderate system growth

20 What is ITS? (and what does it do?) ITSI ntelligent T ransportation S ystems The use of technology to enhance the performance of the existing transportation infrastructure and to provide a higher operation level for improved customer service Mitigate Congestion - Operate the system 2002

21 Transportation Management Center 24 X Calls Daily Connected to TCCs Statewide Incident Management Maintenance Dispatch (Nights/Weekends) 2002

22 2002 System miles 262 CCTV’s 90 CMS 1135 VDS 2002

23 Strategic Directions Utilize Technology to Maximize Capacity and Efficiency Provide Increased Customer Satisfaction –Seek Strategic Directions Through Stakeholder Meetings –Address Areas of Greatest Customer Concern Implement Useful/Beneficial ITS Applications Statewide (Rural and Urban) 2002

24 Goals and Mission Improve Safety (secondary accidents)Improve Safety (secondary accidents) Manage Incidents (Traffic Control)Manage Incidents (Traffic Control) Mitigate (not eliminate) CongestionMitigate (not eliminate) Congestion Reduce Air PollutionReduce Air Pollution Provide Information (ReduceProvide Information (Reduce demand/Reduce Backups/Customer Service) demand/Reduce Backups/Customer Service) 2002

25 Summary ITS was the right solution for Georgia implemented in time for the Olympics Its future is

26 “Success is Never Final.” - Winston Churchill When will this system be completed? “When we have lost our vision for the future.” (Or when the congestion goes away.)


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