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Anchorage Regional ITS Architecture Update

(2.24.15) AMATS is updating the Anchorage Regional Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Architecture for the Municipality of Anchorage (MOA).  

ITS: using advanced technologies and communications systems in an integrated manner to improve the transportation system. 

ITS Architecture: a framework that supports sharing of information and data flows between computerized systems.

Some examples of ITS are:
Computerized traffic signal control
Real-time People Mover bus arrival times
People Mover "Smart" Fare Boxes 
Easy Park "Smart" Pay by Phone
Provision of real-time traffic condition information to travelers  
Enhanced operational efficiency
Road weather information systems

The ITS Architecture does not require that any systems or data flows be implemented.  It is a planning tool that helps ensure that needed data can be extracted from future systems as they are implemented. 

Draft documents related to the update are available in Current Projects.

ITS Architecture Documents

Anchorage Regional ITS Maintenance Plan Final December 7, 2012 

Anchorage Regional ITS Architecture Final Report October. 14, 2004

    • Transportation Planning / AMATS
    • Director: Jerry Weaver
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