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Making the Connection Between Planning and Technology

The innovative format used in yesterday’s session, Connecting the Way We Plan and Deliver Transportation with Emerging Technologies, allowed students and future transportation leaders to engage directly with a few of our most important industry leaders around the very topics that will define how our transportation system evolves. Merging the advantages of technology with sophisticated management strategies will be critical to the future of transportation but Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) hasn’t always been the easiest concept to explain or understand. Read More

ITS America Detroit 2018

We are excited to be in Detroit this week for ITS America 2018 where we’ve noticed an abundance of conversations around TSMO, including quite a few sessions specifically focused on improving the transportation system with operations. A few sessions we are excited about include: Read More

Optimizing the Transportation System

Let’s get one thing straight: TSMO isn’t looking to achieve a balanced transportation system, TSMO is looking to achieve an Optimized transportation system. The process required to optimize the transportation system is where all of you exist after starting TSMO. I am not saying balance is a bad thing, but there are situations where balancing across modes, within a cycle length, or a street cross section is not the optimal solution. Read More

Fueling the Evolution of Transportation

IOT, AV, CV, 4G, 5G, DSRC . . . we are swimming in new ideas and concepts, like one of those infinity pools where you feel like you are on top of the world and the water never ends. But, for TSMO to succeed, we must keep a perspective that allows us to see the broader picture and understand how each of these concepts can assist us to improve the transportation system.

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