The FHWA Every Day Counts (EDC) program is a state-based model that identifies and rapidly deploys proven, yet underutilized innovations to shorten the project delivery process, enhance roadway safety, reduce traffic congestion, and integrate automation. New innovations are selected every two years, and states implement selected innovations with the support and assistance of the technical teams. Relevant data related EDC innovations include the following:

EDC-5 Crowdsourcing for Operations

Crowdsourcing turns transportation system users into real-time sensors on system performance, providing low-cost, high-quality data on traffic operations, roadway conditions, travel patterns, and more. When combined with traditional data, crowdsourcing helps agencies implement proactive strategies that improve incident detection, traffic signal retiming, road weather management, traveler information, and other operational programs.

EDC-6 Next-Generation TIM: Integrating Technology, Data, and Training

Traffic Incident Management (TIM) programs aim to shorten the duration and impact of roadway incidents and improve the safety of motorists, crash victims, and responders. New tools, data, and training mechanisms are available that can benefit both new and existing TIM programs, including local agency and off-interstate applications.