Road Traffic Operation in a Digital Age: A Holistic Cross-Stakeholder Approach

White Paper 10 Jan. 2024

Road Traffic Operation in a Digital Age: A Holistic Cross-Stakeholder Approach

The societal ambitions of zero fatalities and climate neutrality in road transportation, as well as future ambitions of automated driving require a new approach to the handling of road traffic information. The key stakeholders of the ecosystem, global automotive OEMs, service providers (SPs) and infrastructure owner-operators (IOOs), need new digital methods of operating and interworking.

This white paper proposes a transformative approach for automotive stakeholders, emphasizing scalable digital data exchange and a federated architecture to manage road traffic information efficiently. The architecture ensures bidirectional communication, delivering static, semi-static, and near real-time data for safe and efficient transportation. The paper concludes with recommendations for a National Roadway Digital Strategy, federated information-sharing structures, and aligned investments. Emphasizing the integration of technologies and data-driven decision-making, it aligns with 5GAA’s mission to propel road traffic operations into the digital age.

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Note: 5GAA is developing Technical Reports that will offer system architecture, solution blueprints, implementation technical details, deployment examples, and go-to-market considerations, complementing the holistic cross-stakeholder approach presented in this whitepaper. These 5GAA Technical Reports are due very soon. Once finalised, this whitepaper will be updated to include corresponding references to these Technical Reports. Please stay tuned to the 5GAA website, LinkedIn and X accounts for updates.