Individual Traffic Information and Route Guidance from RDS-TMC Until Beacon Communication

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by Wolf Zechnall, Robert Bosch GmbH, Hildesheim, Germany,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation Engineering:

Abstract: A complete system of traffic management consisting of both collective and individual components is described. As a result of German and European initiatives problems, a system introduction in three steps is proposed, i.e. the digital traffic message channel (RDS-TMC) (Braegas et al., 1986) in the first step, information and access-control beacons in a second step and finally a beacon assisted infrastructure which handles all type of vehicle-roadside communication needed for automatic debiting, pre-booking of parking space and individual driver guidance including situation-dependent recommendations to change over to public transport.

Subject Headings: Systems management | Traffic management | Water transportation | Information management | Intelligent transportation systems | Communication systems | Driver behavior |

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