CDOT and Panasonic Take First Steps to Turn I-70 into Connected Roadway
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and its partner Panasonic Corporation of North America are building on a successful pilot program to begin real-world deployment of the most advanced vehicle-to-everything (V2X) environment in the country.
This partnership represents the largest shared investment in V2X technology in the United States. During the pilot deployment that was recently completed, CDOT and Panasonic successfully installed and tested five V2X roadside units and six V2X vehicle onboard units, and established a Network Operations Center to manage the overall system. These efforts set the stage for deploying the V2X system in a real-world environment along a major Colorado highway. By the end of the year, 100 roadside units will be in place along the I-70 Mountain Corridor from Golden to Vail.
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