2- Transportation-Communication

2- Transportation-Communication - (Routing Information)-...

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TRANSPORTATION -  COMMUNICATIONS TYPES OF RELATIONSHIPS: •  Substitution •  Complementarity •  Enhancement
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SUBSTITUTION  EFFECTS:  Phone  Videophone  Cellular Phone  Teleconferencing  Telebanking  Teleshopping  Telecommuting  Teletraining  Television Also:  Telex, Telegram  FAX  Electronic Mail  LAN, WAN   International Networks
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COMPLEMENTARITY EFFECTS   •  Efficiency   •  Safety   •  Control   EXAMPLES:   •  Two-Way Radios      -  Demand-Responsive Transp.   •  Cellular Phone      -  Demand-Responsive Transp.   •  Automated Communication      -  Air Traffic Control   •  Vehicle Monitoring Systems      -  Guidance Systems      -  Changeable Message Signs      -  Location Control      -  Operations Control  
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Complementarity Examples Cont’d . Sensors -   Electronic Toll Collection -  Road Pricing -  Electronic Charts in Vehicle 
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Unformatted text preview: (Routing Information)- Tracking Freight and Vehicles- Centralized Traffic Control Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) ENHANCEMENT Radio in car, truck Information- Road Conditions- Weather- Entertainment (Safety)- Routing Suggestions Phone in train, airplane- Conduct Business Car Phone (Cellular)- Conduct Business CONCLUSIONS Variety of communication technologies may play a role Communications only one element in transport system Potential impact on transport substantial System, user cost and marketing will determine degree of impact on travel Intensity and type of use will be affected Efficiency, safety, economy and convenience in transport sector will be improved Human activity patterns, and hence travel, likely to be affected...
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