Wyoming Connected Vehicle Data Now Available
The ITS JPO is pleased to announce new connected vehicle data sources are now available to the public for free through the ITS Public Data Hub. To hear more about the data, join us for a free webinar on Thursday, January 25, 2018, at 12:00 pm EST. Ariel Gold, the ITS JPO Data Program Manager, will discuss the new data and provide a short demonstration of how the public can access the data through the ITS Public Data Hub.
The Wyoming DOT I-80 Connected Vehicle Pilot is now collecting field test data from several fleet vehicles and roadside infrastructure. Preliminary data from the Wyoming Pilot site is now streaming to the public through the ITS Public Data Hub. These data sets include Basic Safety Messages (BSMs) and Traveler Information Messages. This data is being generated prior to the full launch of the demonstration in late 2018 and is considered field test data. Users can access all this project's data through a standard application programming interface (API) to list the data, copy specific files to local storage, or perform a bulk download of all the files. In addition to accessing the full data set through an API, users can also view and work with an online sample of the data messages through the ITS Public Data Hub.
Providing data while a project is ongoing is a first for the ITS JPO, and it is now a core part of our mission to provide more timely access to data generated from new technologies. The data is now more accessible than ever before, and more data sets are being added so that the public, researchers, innovators, and application developers have access to roadway transportation data in a timely manner. Improving public access to these data will encourage the transportation and technology industries to discover and develop new, innovative ways to make our roadways safer and more efficient.
In addition to the Wyoming data sets, the Advanced Messaging Concept Development data sets provide data from real-world development and deployment of connected vehicle technology focused on mobility information. The objectives of this project were to evaluate the ability of connected vehicles to generate and of infrastructure to collect BSMs, Probe Data Messages, and Basic Mobility Messages for non-safety critical applications using cellular communication and dedicated short-range communication (DSRC) in real-world driving conditions. These data sets can support research into efficient and less costly ways of identifying bottlenecks on roadways, which could be used to inform drivers ahead of time and improve safety by decreasing secondary crashes from sudden slowdowns on our roadways. These data sets are intended to help prepare researchers and application developers to leverage connected vehicle messages to inform their research and mobility application development activities.