IHSDM 2013 Release webinar: October 24, 2013

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IHSDM 2013 Release webinar: October 24, 2013

Postby mdimaiuta » Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:56 am

You are invited to participate in a web conference to introduce the Interactive Highway Safety Design Model (IHSDM) 2013 Release, which supports implementation of Highway Safety Manual (HSM) Part C Predictive Methods. The focus of the web conference will be on new crash prediction capabilities for freeway ramps/interchanges (including ramps, C-D roads and ramp terminals). Web Conference Details:

Interactive Highway Safety Design Model (IHSDM) 2013 Release
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Start time: 2:00 pm (EDT)
End time: 3:30 pm (EDT)

Registration -

A limited number of lines have been reserved for this event. To register, go to https://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/resources/ ... nfid=26828. The meeting URL, teleconferencing number and additional instructions will be sent to you after registration. Please register by Monday, October 21, 2013.

General Information -

The Interactive Highway Safety Design Model (IHSDM) 2013 Release (version 9.0.0; September 30, 2013) is now available for free at http://www.ihsdm.org. The 2013 Public Release contains a Beta version of crash prediction capabilities for freeway ramps, collector-distributor (C-D) roads and ramp terminals, based on draft Highway Safety Manual (HSM) materials developed under National Cooperative Highway Research Project 17-45.

IHSDM - a suite of software analysis tools for evaluating safety and operational effects of geometric design decisions - includes six evaluation modules: Crash Prediction, Policy Review, Design Consistency, Intersection Review, Traffic Analysis and Driver/Vehicle. The Crash Prediction Module (CPM) serves as a faithful implementation of HSM Part C (Predictive Methods) for rural two-lane highways (HSM Chapter 10), rural multi-lane highways (HSM Chapter 11), urban/suburban arterials (HSM Chapter 12), freeways (HSM Draft Chapter 18) and ramps (HSM Draft Chapter 19). The IHSDM Administration Tool includes a CPM Calibration Utility, which is intended to assist agencies in implementing the calibration procedures described in the Appendix to HSM Part C.

For more information on IHSDM please visit the IHSDM WiKi: http://www.ihsdm.org/wiki/Welcome

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