Driver Information Services: The Feasibility of Using Local Access Cable TV

The feasibility of using local access cable TV as a driver information tool is explored. A literature review and a series of interviews were conducted and are described in the report. A survey of commuters in the Seattle metropolitan area was also conducted and is described. Analysis included developing a probabilistic model and using a computer-based model developed by the Federal Highway Administration. An implementation plan and evaluation strategies are provided. Conclusions include recommendations for further research.


Publication Date: 
Thursday, June 23, 1988
Publication Number: 
WA-RD 159.1
Last modified: 
10/12/2016 - 15:41
Nancy L. Nihan, Gordon W. Kirkemo.
Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC)
Number of Pages: 
Advanced driver information systems, Commuters, Computer models, Closed circuit television, Driver information systems, Evaluation, Literature reviews, Surveys, Traffic surveillance.