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Considerations of Current and Emerging Transportation Management Center Data

The purpose of this project is to identify, research and synthesize current, emerging and potential future practice of public and private sectors real-time traffic data collection, sharing and dissemination. This includes an assessment of private sector business models; public-private partnerships and agreements; utilization of private sector data to supplement traffic data collected by public agencies; value considerations of sharing public agency data with private sectors; and consideration of emerging data sources such as crowdsourcing and connected vehicles. This report is intended to serve as a detailed reference that addresses the concepts, business models, methods, processes, techniques, and other related issues for practitioners to consider associated with real time traffic data collection and dissemination.