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TMS Emerging Topics Series: Using VSL During Adverse Weather Events

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This webinar is part of Traffic Management Center Pooled Fund Study project to share information on traffic management system (TMS) emerging topics and an ongoing series focused on sharing information on emerging traffic management system (TMS) topics being co-sponsored by the National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE), Traffic Management Center Pooled Fund Study, and FHWA.

This month, the topic is Using Variable Speed Limits (VSL) During Adverse Weather Events. The speakers will include: 

  • Tomas Lindheimer (Texas DOT) – Moderator 
  • Les Jacobson (LNJ Transportation Consulting) – Presenter  
  • Chris Siavrakas & Cody Oppermann (Utah DOT) – Presenter 
  • Ryan McNary – Presenter 
  • Vince Garcia (Wyoming DOT) – Presenter 

The previous webinars in the TMC series can be found here

More resources on TMCs are available here

Learning Objectives:

The intent of this webinar is to share information on technologies and tools that can be used to share information quickly and effectively among agencies. The integration of such technologies and tools will improve coordination among agencies leading to faster incident response and clearance times.  

Target Audience:

  • State and Local Departments of Transportation;
  • Traffic Management Center Management;
  • Consultants or contractors;
  • Researcher/Academic; and
  • Other individuals interested in or responsible for:
    • managing traffic;
    • coordinating and responding to incidents and planned and unplanned events; and
    • planning, designing, implementing, maintaining, managing, and operating TMSs.

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Organizational Capability Element:

    Traffic Incident Management

Operations Area of Practice:

    Transportation Management Centers (TMC / TOC)