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CATT Map Gets Attention

CATT Map Gets Attention


Rahul Nair, a post doctorate research engineer with the Center for Advanced Transportation Technology has recently showed off one of CATT’s newest tools – an animated traffic map. The map uses data provided by INRIX as a part of the I-95 Corridor Coalition Vehicle Probe Project.

On the map, each section of the Capital Beltway is represented by a thin bar. Black portions of the bar mean speeds of less than 15 mph. Speeds of 60 mph and above are represented by green, with orange and red representing speeds in between 15 and 60.

Read WTOP’s report, visit: Animated map shows congestion by the hour

To view the news report from WUSA 9, Visit: New Animated Beltway Traffic Map Takes Guesswork Out Of Commute

About CATT

The Center for Advanced Transportation Technology (CATT) in the A. James Clark School of Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, was created in order to respond to the significant changes brought about by the increasing use of advanced technologies in the transportation field. A permanent staff of ITS professionals and affiliated faculty of the Department of Civil Engineering supports CATT. All offer extensive knowledge and experience in the areas of ITS technology, traffic engineering and control, systems analysis, and operations research. Visit CATT on the web at www.catt.umd.edu.

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February 28, 2012


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