Converging Infrastructures

Converging Infrastructures

by Lewis M. Branscomb
     
 

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).See more details below

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).

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

Foreword
Preface
Introduction: Converging Infrastructures1
Assessing Federal Roles23
Common Policy Concerns59
ITS Information Service Content93
Metropolitan Communications Requirements134
Why Build a Dedicated ITS Communications System?: A Private-Sector Perspective148
Intelligent Agents and ITS177
Global Interoperability for the NII and ITS: Standards and Policy Challenges191
Geospatial Data for ITS209
Shared Resources Policies and Highway Rights of Way229
Public and Private Roles in Delivering Traveler Information: Two Case Studies251
Market Development of Transportation Information Infrastructure: Siemens' European Strategy279
Institutional Issues in Local Implementation293
Why Driver Privacy Must Be a Part of ITS324
Problems of Success: Privacy, Property, and Transactions341
Conclusion: Opportunities for Policy Convergence355
Glossary of Acronyms371
Contributors375
Index379

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