Transportation Management System Data Validation and Data Quality Assessment

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CAIT project no.: 176 RU6598

Fiscal Year: 2005/2006

Status: Final

Rutgers-CAIT Author(s): Mohsen Jafari

External Author(s): Gary Zayas

Sponsor(s): NJDOT


This report details an independent and quantitative assessment of traffic data by the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT), with a focus on data validity, quality and integrity for New Jersey Department of Transportation’s (NJDOT) traffic monitoring management system (TMS). The Bureau of Transportation Data Development (BTDD) operates within the Division of Traffic Engineering and Safety. This study was conducted for the purpose of evaluating the quality assurance/quality control aspects of data collection of the BTDD bureau of NJDOT to benefit the ongoing transportation integration initiative.