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21st Century Operations Using 21st Century Technologies

INFORMATION SHARING FOR TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT


The cover of the report entitled Information Sharing for Traffic Incident Management

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Executive Summary (HTML, PDF 472KB)

Contact Information: Kimberly.Vasconez@dot.gov

Technical Report Documentation

Letter from Associate Administrator of Operations Jeffrey A. Lindley

1.0 INTRODUCTION

2.0 INFORMATION EXCHANGE BY PUBLIC AND PRIVATE RESPONDERS

3.0 INFORMATION COLLECTION AND DISTRIBUTION PRACTICES THAT MAXIMIZE SAFETY AND FACILITATE QUICK CLEARANCE

4.0 BARRIERS TO INFORMATION SHARING

5.0 REFERENCES AND SUGGESTED READINGS

List of Tables

Table 1. Methods of Sharing TIM Between Transportation and Public Safety Agencies at Survey Locations
Table 2. System Performance Test Results Summary
Table 3. System Impact Test Results Summary
Table 4. System Performance Test Results Summary
Table 5. System Impact Test Results Summary
Table 6. Strategies and Techniques for Information Disseminations Between Responders
Table 7. Strategies and Techniques for Information Dissemination to the Public
Table 8. IIMS's Goals, Hypotheses, and Findings

List of Figures

Figure 1. Incident Command Functional Areas
Figure 2. Incident Command Structure Needs
Figure 3. Advantages of Using Unified Command
Figure 4. Organizational Elements
Figure 5. SAFECOM Interoperability Continuum
Figure 6. ICS Organizational Chart
Figure 7. State of Florida's Open Roads Policy

Notice

The U.S. Department of Transportation ("the Department") provides high-quality information to serve Government, industry, and the public in a manner that promotes public understanding. Standards and policies are used to ensure and maximize the quality, objectivity, utility, and integrity of its information. The Department periodically reviews quality issues and adjusts its programs and processes to ensure continuous quality improvements.

 

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FHWA-HOP-08-059
January 2009

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