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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Manatee Room, Fourth Floor 9:00 a.m. - February 3, 2015
February 3, 2015 - Work Session
Agenda Item #1


Subject
Bluetooth Travel Time Measurement Device Discussion

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Sage Kamiya, P.E., PTOE, Deputy Director - Traffic Management

Vishal S. Kakkad, P.E., PTOE, Traffic Design Division Manager



Action Requested
Work session.  No action required.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
N/A

Background Discussion
  • During the Board of County Commissioner's (BoCC's) January 13, 2015, regular meeting, the Board authorized the Chairman to execute a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Manatee County for the purchase, installation, operation, and maintenance of InSync (an Adaptive Signal Control Technology) and BlueToad (Bluetooth based Travel Time measurement device) equipment at three signalized intersections on University Parkway east of Interstate 75.
  • During this regular meeting, Commissioner Bustle requested more information about the function of this new equipment; specifically, the Bluetooth based Travel Time measurement device called BlueToad.
  • Staff will provide for discussion a presentation on the adaptive traffic signal control and travel time measuring equipment to be used on University Parkway as well as future Countywide installations.


County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records
None.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
101-0020707

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
$0


Attachment:  Slides - Bluetooth Bocc Workshop 1-30-15.pdf
Attachment:  Follow-Up Memo - Bluetooth Travel Time.pdf