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Research and Implementation

The Research Program Management (RPM) section is located within the Research Division of the Bureau of Planning and Research (BPR). The RPM section develops, manages, and administers the PennDOT Research Program and strives to support the strategic agenda of PennDOT by initiating and managing project activities that attempt to solve real-world transportation issues.

The SMART Intersections project looked at how to utilize camera technology to document and analyze what pedestrians, bicyclists and cars were doing at intersections to target safety countermeasures more appropriately. SMART Intersections
This commercial vehicle navigation project looked at how other states are informing the commercial vehicle community along with what information the CMV (Commercial Motor Vehicle) drivers want to receive in order to make informed decision while operating. Best Practices and Potential Solutions for Commercial Vehicle Navigation  

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