Mahlberg, J. A., Desai, J., Malackowski, H., Li, H., Mathew, J. K., Sakhare, R. S., Wells, T., & Bullock, D. M. (2023). Crowdsourcing/winter operations dashboard upgrade (Joint Transportation Research Program Publication No. FHWA/IN/JTRP-2023/21). West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University. https://doi.org/10.5703/1288284317652
INDOT has recently completed the deployment of Parsons telematics-based dash-cameras, automatic vehicle locator (AVL) positions, and spreader rate monitoring across their winter operations fleet. The motivation of this study was to develop dashboards that integrate connected vehicle data into the real-time monitoring and after-action review of winter storms. Each month approximately 13 billion connected vehicle records are ingested for the state of Indiana and almost 99 billion weather data records are ingested nationwide in 15-minute intervals. This study developed techniques to utilize this connected vehicle data and weather data to monitor real-time mobility of interstates and post storm after-action assessments to identify improvement opportunities of winter operations activities. In multiple instances, these agile reviews have influenced operational changes in snow removal and maintenance around the state, leading to a marked improvement in observed mobility and safety.
connected vehicle data, winter weather, winter operations, enhanced probe data, dashboards, weather impact
Joint Transportation Research Program
Indiana Department of Transportation
West Lafayette, Indiana
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