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Intelligent Transportation Systems – Vehicle to Infrastructure (V2I) Deployment Guidance and Resources

Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) Resources

Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) is the next generation of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). V2I technologies capture vehicle-generated traffic data, wirelessly providing information such as advisories from the infrastructure to the vehicle that inform the driver of safety, mobility, or environment-related conditions. State and local agencies are likely to install V2I infrastructure alongside or integrated with existing ITS equipment. Because of this, the majority of V2I deployments may qualify for similar federal-aid programs as ITS deployments, if the deploying agency meets certain eligibility requirements.

This page lists a broad range of resources that help planners, transportation engineers, decision-makers, and other involved in the ITS deployment process with valuable information about V2I technologies.

For Transportation Planners

Vehicle-To-Infrastructure (V2i) Message Lexicon – To help with Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) deployments, a V2I Message Lexicon was developed that explains the relationships and concepts for V2I messages and identifies the ITS standards where they may be found. This lexicon document provides a brief history and background for connected vehicle (CV) and infrastructure-focused standards that relate to CV V2I applications, and explain the construction of V2I messages using current communications standards. Additional information is provided to help understand concepts and activities that are related to V2I messages and briefly review recent and forthcoming standards that support CV applications.

The FHWA Fact Sheet, Environmental Justice Consideration for Connected and Automated Vehicles provides information on the benefits and challenges associated with the deployment of connected and automated vehicles and considerations to help address potential negative impacts on EJ populations. The Fact Sheet describes differences between connected vehicles and automated vehicles, highlights deployment scenarios and implications for environmental justice populations, and provides Federal resources to address the issue.

Connected Vehicle Impacts on Transportation Planning Primer – This report summarizes the results of the findings and recommendations of the study and provides planners with a primer on how to begin to address the impacts of connected and automated vehicle technology in their work. The first section includes a summary description of the technologies and potential impacts. The following section includes a summary of potential impacts on planning goals, objectives, products, tools, and data. Impacts are identified as short-term (0 to 5 years), medium-term (5 to 20 years), or long-term (over 20 years). Impacts are then further examined in a series of case studies designed to help planners incorporate these technologies into their planning products.

Connected Vehicle Impacts on Transportation Planning Desk Reference – This report provides planners with a primer on how to begin to address the impacts of connected and automated vehicle technology in their work. The first section includes a summary description of the technologies and potential impacts. The following section includes a summary of potential impacts on planning goals, objectives, products, tools, and data. Impacts are identified as short-term (0 to 5 years), medium-term (5 to 20 years), or long-term (over 20 years). Impacts are then further examined in a series of case studies designed to help planners incorporate these technologies into their planning products.

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