Crowdsourcing turns transportation system users into real-time sensors on system performance, providing low-cost, high-quality data on traffic operations, roadway conditions, travel patterns, and more. This factsheet provides information on mechanisms for crowdsourcing, benefits of crowdsourcing to transportation operations, and state and local agency crowdsourcing applications.
Publication Date: 2019
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Publication Types: Brochures and Fact Sheets
Topics: Benefit Cost Analysis; Cell Phones; Crowdsourcing; Incident Management; Real time information; Real Time Travel Information; Smartphones; State of the practice; Work Zones