NMDOT INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS
Intelligent Transportation Systems – ITS ITS is the use of advanced technology and communications to make our highways safer and more efficient WHY ITS? Our ever increasing population continues to create more traffic and make our roads more congested. Congestion is not only a hazard, it costs hundreds of millions of dollars in lost productivity each year, it contributes to environmental pollution and it has quality of life implications. We can no longer solve today’s transportation problems using yesterday’s solutions. Acquiring more space and building more roads is no longer the default option, and in fact, is fast becoming non-feasible. Through the strategic deployment of various devices along our highways, the NMDOT can make better use of our existing infrastructure, making it safer and more efficient.
Full FHWA Oversight and Compliance Requires the Department to Demonstrate Adherence to Federal Regulations • ITS Deployments are planned and developed from an Architecture - modeled from the National ITS Architecture • Designed to provide common framework planning, defining and integrating systems • Accesses established standards (NTCIP) to ensure system compatibility
Full FHWA Oversight and Compliance (cont.) Providing Independent Verification and Validation • ITS Systems are designed in strict accordance with the Federal Systems Engineering Requirements
ITS - the use of advanced communications technologies and data collection techniques to improve transportation safety and mobility The NMDOT uses ITS to: Observe road conditions and monitor traffic Advise motorists and the public of road and traffic conditions Monitor weather conditions effect on our roadways Detect and Manage Highway Incidents • Manage maintenance and • construction activities
ITS – Current Projects Designed to Satisfy Identified Needs CN 300630 ITS Deployments in the ABQ Area $2.1 M CN 300631 ITS Deployments along I-25 Broadway and Rio Bravo $0.6 M CN 1100021 ITS Deployments along I-10 Between AZ and TX $2.8 M CN L1045 Upgrades to the Santa Teresa POE $1.3 M CN 300763 ITS Deployments in the ABQ Area $0.5 M CN 2A13 & 2B13 ITS Deployments I-25 Tramway to US 550 $0.4 M Budget Current Year $7.7 M Expended $3.5 M
ITS – Looking Ahead ITS Takes Advantages of New Technologies Integrating with Transit Operations Railrunner, Local Bus Services Commuter Information Parking Availability, Travel Times, Congestion Mapping Mobile Platforms Image Sharing on Blackberries, HandHelds, I-phones Vehicle Infrastructure Integration GPS, Collision Avoidance, AVL Maintenance and Construction Activities Roadside Inventory, Materials Usage, Mapping Road Maintenance Integrated Incident Response Consolidating Incident Detection and Management Across Applications Integrated Transportation Operations Coordinating Activities Across Jurisdictions and Disciplines
NMDOT INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS Charles Remkes NMDOT – ITS Bureau 809 Copper NW Albuquerque, NM 87102 505-222-6554 firstname.lastname@example.org www.itsnmdot.org or www.itsnmdot.net