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Transportation Management Centers

  • Robert L. Gordon

Abstract

This chapter describes the functions of a transportation management center (TMC). Information flows among stakeholders and how they relate to the Regional ITS Architecture and how they may be implemented are discussed The functions of a typical major TMC are described.

Keywords

Incident Management Prone Location Monroe County Traffic Detector Signal Timing Plan 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert L. Gordon
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  1. 1.Plainview NYUSA

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