Real-time data analytics help keep roadways safe in severe weather. In this Ask the Expert video, Dr. Doug McBroom from Montana Department of Transportation explains how his state uses analytics to know where, when, and how best to keep roadways clear of ice and snow. Success stories from
AgileAssets clients find innovative ways to meet COVID-related challenges. From keeping employees safe to implementing system upgrades and accelerating asset maintenance projects, transportation agencies are demonstrating agility during a global public health crisis. In this Ask the Expert video interview, AgileAssets CEO Stuart Hudson, PE, shares agency strategies for ensuring business continuity and long-term success […]
Friction management is a critical component of a safe road network. Brian Schleppi from the Ohio Department of Transportation joins the podcast to discuss how a successful friction management program can improve road safety.
AgileAssets presenters Scott Choate, PE, and Magdy Mikhail, PhD, PE, spoke at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting 2020 about how to improve road safety by integrating pavement management data into safety planning. Here are key takeaways from their presentation.
Maps and Graphs Tell a Story That Guides Safety Strategies Road crashes claim 1.4 million lives and cost the global economy $518 billion per year. To reduce crash rates, agencies need to pinpoint the most critical risk factors, then take the right actions to address them. Analytics and data visualizations can help tell a story of crash risks in your network so you […]
What Happens When You Take Your Eyes Off the Road? Roadway departures are a major cause of highway deaths—and distracted driving is often to blame. So AgileAssets customer Montana Department of Transportation developed a creative public awareness campaign to reduce distracted driving. Watch the video for ideas on how to spread the word about road […]
Vision Zero Is Just 6 Steps Away Road crashes are a leading cause of death worldwide. That’s why transportation organizations are joining the global Vision Zero effort to eliminate traffic fatalities and severe injuries by delivering safer, more reliable roadways. Transportation agencies can take these 6 actions to help meet Vision Zero safety goals — saving […]
Maintaining a safe road network requires increasingly complex analytical skills and regulatory compliance. Safety analysts, engineers, and asset managers can benefit from using an advanced safety management system (SMS) to design and implement effective strategies. Read this paper to learn how a SMS helps you: Identify roadway risk factors and patterns Make better engineering decisions […]
Advanced analytical tools have transformed safety management programs by providing a systematic way to identify crash locations, evaluate countermeasures, and assess economic impacts. These tools can also let decision-makers drill down to see crash patterns and distributions using advanced data visualization techniques. Based on the case study results from a successful state DOT, this session […]
Driver distraction is a specific type of driver inattention that can happen due to a driver being engaged in activities like cell phone calls, texting, and other activities such as adjusting radio channels/DVD player, using navigation devices, distraction by passengers or external stimuli, etc. Approximately 10% of all fatal crashes and 18% of injury crashes […]