Access management – In the Innovate Mound project, access management pertains to activities such as reducing the number of driveways near signalized intersections, creating adequate space to weave between driveways and median crossovers, signal spacing to facilitate traffic flow, prioritizing good spacing between access points, and designing driveways to minimize disruptions caused by vehicles turning.
Mobility – In the Innovate Mound project, mobility refers to ideas and technologies supporting autonomous, connected and electric vehicles
Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) – An advanced application which aims to provide innovative services relating to different modes of transportation and traffic management and enable users to be better informed and make safer, more coordinated, and ‘smarter’ use of transport networks. Read more.
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) – The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) provides stewardship over the construction, maintenance and preservation of the Nation’s highways, bridges and tunnels. FHWA also conducts research and provides technical assistance to state and local agencies in an effort to improve safety, mobility, and livability, and to encourage innovation. Read more.
Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) – The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is responsible for Michigan’s 9,669-mile state highway system, comprised of all M, I, and U.S. routes. MDOT also administers other state and federal transportation programs for aviation, intercity passenger services, rail freight, local public transit services, the Transportation Economic Development Fund (TEDF), and others. Read more.
Southeast Michigan Coalition of Governments (SEMCOG) – The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) supports local planning through its technical, data, and intergovernmental resources. The work of SEMCOG improves the quality of the region’s water, makes the transportation system safer and more efficient, revitalizes communities, and spurs economic development. Read more.