Posted on January 20, 2011 4:25 PM
Smart Highways, Smarter Drivers
Source: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2008. "The Netherlands: A Broader Horizon".
To follow up on a previous blog post, “Seattle-area Drivers Experience Smarter Highways,” Seattle-area drivers along the I-5 corridor are experiencing active traffic management (ATM) through high-tech gantries that display real-time traffic information such as speed limits that adjust to roadway conditions and lane status alerts. This article and video by govtech.com provides an excellent overview of the ATM project on Interstate 5 in Washington.