Kansas City Scout, Kansas and Missouri



KDOT and MoDOT partnered to create a traffic management system, KC Scout, which covers more than 125 miles of freeway in greater Kansas City.

  • About 300 cameras monitor highway conditions
  • Imbedded sensors measure and gauge traffic flow
  • Electronic message boards update travelers along the freeways and suggest re-route guidance
  • Motorists can access a Highway Advisory Radio system or monitor traffic on the KC Scout website
  • Ramp meters regulate the rate vehicles enter the freeways from on-ramps
  • Comprehensive Bi-State Incident Management Program

Operations Area of Practice

  • Regional Traffic Signal Operations & Program Management
  • ITS System architecture
  • Interagency Agreements / Cooperation / MOUs

Organizational Capability Element

  • Regional Architectures
  • Local government/MPO/RTPA cooperation

Content Type

  • Case Studies & Lessons Learned

Publishing Organization

  • SHRP2 Program


  • Available Tools

Document Downloads

Prime Contractor
Kittelson & Associates
Issue Date
October 20th, 2014
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