Real-Time Traffic Information for Dynamic Route Guidance 2000-01-C014
The phrase "Dynamic Route Guidance'' has different meanings to different people. This paper discusses various functionalities that can be classified as Traffic-Dependent Route Guidance, their advantages and disadvantages to travelers, their benefits and risks to product providers, their real-time information requirements, and the availability and/or unavailability of such real-time information now and in the future. The paper also discusses the need to evaluate various Dynamic Route Guidance functionalities under actual driving conditions by a variety of drivers in order to understand driver needs and preferences, and in order to assess product risks and liabilities.
Larry Sweeney, Joan Ravier
Etak, Inc., Westwood One
Convergence 2000 International Congress on Transportation Electronics