TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 491: Uses of Mobile Information Technology Devices in the Field for Design, Construction, and Asset Management documents the state-of-the-practice and state-of-the-art applications of state transportation agencies related to their use of mobile information technology (IT) devices. Specifically, the report reviews applications pertaining to the areas of design, construction, and asset management. Mobile IT devices such as laptop computers, mini-laptop computers, handheld multifunctional data collectors, tablets, and smartphones also play a role in bringing the transportation industry into digital platforms.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2016. Uses of Mobile Information Technology Devices in the Field for Design, Construction, and Asset Management. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/23410.
|CHAPTER TWO Mobile Information Technology Devices and Applications||12-15|
|CHAPTER THREE Agency Policies for Mobile Information Technology Use||16-17|
|CHAPTER FOUR Performance Evaluation and Optimization||18-19|
|CHAPTER FIVE Mobile Information Technology Use Case Studies||20-27|
|CHAPTER SIX Mobile Information Technology Use in Design, Construction, and Asset Management||28-30|
|CHAPTER SEVEN Conclusions||31-33|
|APPENDIX A Survey Questionnaire||35-43|
|APPENDIX B Survey Results||44-63|
|APPENDIX C IT Survey Results||64-83|
|APPENDIX D End User Survey Results||84-102|
|APPENDIX E Case Study Questions||103-105|
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