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Traveller Information Issues and Opportunities for Rural Areas


The paper reviews the unique opportunities and challenges associated with developing a
comprehensive traveller information system for a jurisdiction such as New Brunswick. While
New Brunswick is not faced with the traffic congestion issues that challenge some other
jurisdictions, it does have its unique traveller information needs that should be addressed as part
of its overall effort to make transportation safer and more efficient.
The paper includes:
• Rationale and potential benefits of improved traveller information
• Opportunities for Improved Traveller Information in New Brunswick
• The traveller information priorities for New Brunswick and other similar jurisdictions
• The options in terms of improving traveller information
• Review of some of the recent advances in traveller information systems

Conference Paper Details

Session title:
Road Monitoring and Traveller Information System Benefits for Maintenance and Construction
Grant, R.
Morrison, J.
Construction, Maintenance and operations