Intelligent Transportation Systems
  Updated 8:00 AM EST, February 27, 2009
  Applications Overview
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Traffic Incident Management

What is this? Incident management systems can reduce the effects of incident-related congestion by decreasing the time to detect incidents, the time for responding vehicles to arrive, and the time required for traffic to return to normal conditions. Incident management systems make use of a variety of surveillance technologies, often shared with freeway and arterial management systems, as well as enhanced communications and other technologies that facilitate coordinated response to incidents.