Fiber Optic Communication Systems for Freeway Traffic Management

by D. Bowen Tritter, Natl Engineering Technology &, Delcan Corp, North York, Canada,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation Engineering


The communication requirements of freeway traffic management systems (FTMS) can be effectively met by systems which utilize fiber optic cables and associated equipment. This paper discusses why the requirements of FTMS suit the characteristics of fiber optic communication systems and various communication system implementations.

Subject Headings: Traffic management | Cables | Fabrics | Communication systems | Highways and roads | Traffic signals | Systems management | Highway and road management

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