Enhancing Microsimulation Models for Improved Work Zone Planning: Car-Following Data from Western Massachusetts (Runs)

Metadata Updated: November 24, 2021

The data describe freeway car-following behavior (such as velocity, acceleration, and relative position) for the car-following instances observed during 6 data collection runs, collected using an Instrumented Research Vehicle (IRV) along freeways and arterials in western Massachusetts in the summer of 2016 to better understand work zone driver behaviors. The USDOT Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center) identified, isolated, and classified individual car following instances from within the raw datasets (classification parameters included roadway type, level of congestion, and speed limit), then processed, refined, and cleaned the dataset.

This table contains metadata about each data collection run. See also the instances table (https://datahub.transportation.gov/Automobiles/Enhancing-Microsimulation-Models-for-Improved-Work/74ug-57tr) and radar table (https://datahub.transportation.gov/Automobiles/Enhancing-Microsimulation-Models-for-Improved-Work/4qbx-egtn).

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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 24, 2021

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOT Socrata Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 24, 2021
Publisher US Department of Transportation
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier https://data.transportation.gov/api/views/b3k6-qwyh
Data First Published 2020-07-23
Data Last Modified 2020-07-23
Category Automobiles
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 021:15
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Data Quality True
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Harvest Source Title DOT Socrata Data.json
Homepage URL https://data.transportation.gov/d/b3k6-qwyh
License https://www.usa.gov/government-works
Old Spatial -72.5339,42.0211,-72.6494,42.3927
Program Code 021:009
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Temporal 2016-07-18/2016-07-25

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