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Recommended Congestion Monitoring Options for WSDOT: Final Report

Description: This report provides detail on the options for monitoring traffic congestion within the state of Washington. It refines initial estimates of staffing and equipment resource needs for the data collection systems analyzed. This document also answers questions raised by the recommendations made in the Phase I report for this project. Finally, this report provides specific recommendations for near-term actions the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) can take towards providing a cost-effective congestion monitoring system for the state's urban areas.


  • Date Published: September, 1994
  • Publication Number: WA-RD 317.2
  • Last Modified: October 22, 2007
  • Author: Mark E. Hallenbeck.
  • Originator: Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC)
  • # of Pages: 56 p., 1,498 KB (PDF)
  • Subject: Advanced traffic management systems, Data collection, Equipment, Monitoring, Personnel, Recommendations, Traffic congestion, Traffic flow, Traffic surveillance.
  • Keywords: Congestion, congestion monitoring, performance monitoring, ISTEA management systems, Washington (State)
  • Related Publications: Recommended Congestion Monitoring Options for WSDOT: Final Phase Summary Report, (WA-RD 317.1).

This abstract was last modified April 29, 2008