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Transportation System Management in Connecticut

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Published
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>1986
<mark>Journal</mark>Transportation Research Record
Volume1081
Number of pages7
Pages (from-to)66-72
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Abstract

The status of transportation system management (TSM) in Connecticut is given. The attitudes and actions of 13 regional planning agencies and 9 city traffic agencies are identified as obtained from a questionnaire survey and follow-up interviews conducted from 1983 to 1985. Both types of agencies perceived TSM as mainly traffic engineering, and traffic engineering improvements dominated the list of projects implemented. These agencies took a pragmatic approach to TSM, in which selling improvements is more important than studying them, and they cited examples of application as an important need. A continuing effort to broaden the scope of TSM and to emphasize its coordinative and complementary aspects is also stressed.