Traffic and Safety

Connected vehicle safety application at 94-35W high crash area

Utilize the existing ATM infrastructure on I-94 to test a Vehicle-2-Infrastructure (V2I) and Vehicle-2-Vehicle (V2V) safety application to reduce crashes. The project would develop and test a vehicle-based V2V crash avoidance technology. For vehicles not equipped with V2V communications, a system would be developed utilizing roadside equipmenet that would detect individual vehicles and broadcast a basic safety message to other vehicles. The safety message could be relayed to the motorist through at smart-phone based warning system.

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Idea Submitted by: Brian Kary

List your MnDOT Office,District,City, County, Univ. or Other: Metro District - RTMC

Idea Champion - Who at MnDOT/LRRB? : Brian Kary

Project Type - MnDOT or LRRB / Research, Implementation or TRS: MnDOT Research

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