Converging Infrastructures

Converging Infrastructures

by Lewis M. Branscomb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0262522152

ISBN-13: 9780262522151

Pub. Date: 06/01/1996

Publisher: MIT Press

This collection explores the opportunities for and possible implications of coordination between two of the major pieces of emerging infrastructure in the
United States: Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and the National Information
Infrastructure (NII). Based on a recent workshop that was sponsored by the U.S.
Department of Transportation,

Overview

This collection explores the opportunities for and possible implications of coordination between two of the major pieces of emerging infrastructure in the
United States: Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and the National Information
Infrastructure (NII). Based on a recent workshop that was sponsored by the U.S.
Department of Transportation, MIT, and Harvard, Converging Infrastructures frames the programmatic, organizational, and technical issues involved.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262522151
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
06/01/1996
Series:
Information Infrastructure Project at Harvard University
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

CONTENTS
Foreword
Federico Peña
Preface
Introduction: Converging Infrastructures
Lewis M. Branscomb and James H. Keller
Overview: Policy Frameworks for ITS and the NII
Assessing Federal Roles
David A. Whitney and Thomas O. Mottl
Common Policy Concerns
Stephen J. Lukasik
ITS Requirements in the Context of the NII
ITS Information Service Content
Elisabeth J. Carpenter
Metropolitan Communications Requirements
J. Bailey and G. Pruitt
Why Build a Dedicated ITS Communications System?: A Private-Sector
Perspective

Robert S. Arden and Padmanabhan Srinagesh
Technical Issues
Intelligent Agents and ITS
Su-Shing Chen
Global Interoperability for the NII and ITS: Standards and Policy
Challenges

Valerie Shuman and Richard Jay Solomon
Geospatial Data for ITS
Stephen J. Bespalko, John H. Ganter, and Marsha D. Van Meter
Public and Private Roles
Shared Resources Policies and Highway Rights of Way
Thomas A. Horan and Susan Jakubiak
Public and Private Roles in Delivering Traveler Information: Two Case
Studies

Randolph W. Hall and Y. B. Yim
Market Deployment of Transportation Information Infrastructure:
Siemens' European Strategy

Hans K. Klein and Joseph M. Sussman
ITS Implementation Issues
Institutional Issues in Local Implementation
Douglas C. Melcher and Daniel Roos
Why Driver Privacy Must Be a Part of ITS
Simson L. Garfinkel
Problems of Success: Privacy, Property, and Transactions
Marcus Wigan
Conclusion: Opportunities for Policy Convergence
Lewis M.Branscomb and James H. Keller
Glossary of Acronyms
Contributors
Index

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