Pennsylvania Turnpike using technology to clear accident scenes quicker

Ed Blazina | Monday, July 29, 2019, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

As a senior traffic operations manager for the Pennsylvania Turnpike, John Parker knew that tons of information is available about conditions on the toll road from a variety of sources: public safety reports, mobile apps such as Waze, even social media.

But at the turnpike’s control center in Harrisburg, it was a cumbersome process, at best, for the Traffic, Engineering and Operations personnel to monitor and use that information in the best ways possible.

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