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Policy Planning / Programs & Services / Weekly Briefs / 07/28/2014

Weekly Briefs - July 28, 2014

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Abbreviations in this issue:

IDOT - Illinois Department of Transportation
MPO - Metropolitan Planning Organization
NEPA- National Environmental Policy Act
PND - Personal Navigational Device

  1. Driver License Renewal Policies and Fatal Crash Involvement Rates of Older Drivers - This report investigates several state laws and requirements pertaining to license renewal for older drivers, with the objective of determining whether and which such policies reduce fatal crash rates, and by how much.
  2. Stuck in Traffic: Analyzing Real Time Traffic Capabilities of Personal Navigation Devices and Traffic Phone Applications - This study measures the accuracy of traffic jam reporting of PNDs and phone apps.
  3. A Survey of Public Opinion about Connected Vehicles in the U.S., the U.K., and Australia - This survey examined public opinion regarding connected-vehicle technology across three major English-speaking countries - the U.S., the U.K., and Australia.
  4. Miscellaneous Reports

For further information contact Monica Zhong or phone (850) 414-4808