Intelligent Transportation Systems Benefit Priorities: An Application to the Woodrow Wilson BridgeJournal of Transport Geography
AbstractThis paper reports on an application of the probabilistic multi-dimensional scaling algorithm (PROSCAL) to assess the priority in benefits desired from various intelligent transportation system (ITS) technologies that can be used on the proposed new Woodrow Wilson bridge. A survey of transportation professionals in the Washington Metropolitan Area gathered pair-wise comparison judgment data for nine potential benefits of ITS. From these collective preference orderings were computed, reflecting a robust prioritization of the perceived benefits. Results indicated that improved safety was the highest priority benefit followed by better traffic flow. The analysis demonstrated an alternative to conventional multi-attribute utility models in evaluating transportation decision making.
Citation InformationKingsley Haynes, William M. Bowen, Carlos Arieira, Sara Burhans, et al.. "Intelligent Transportation Systems Benefit Priorities: An Application to the Woodrow Wilson Bridge" Journal of Transport Geography Vol. 8 Iss. 2000 (2000)
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