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NOCoE News: TSMO Award Overall Winner, TIM Training Strategies, Simulation Webinar


September 30, 2021
By: Adam Hopps
Interim Managing Director, NOCoE
2021 TSMO Awards Ceremony

This year's TSMO Award Overall Winner and TSMO Champion will again be announced via a YouTube Live event on October 18th at 2:00pm ET.

The ceremony will be hosted by Jim Tymon, Executive Director, AASHTO and Scott Marler, Director, Iowa DOT and Chair of the NOCoE Strategic Advisory Council.

The NOCoE TSMO Awards celebrate TSMO practices and strategies that optimize the performance of the existing infrastructure. Winners represent the best practices of the TSMO industry that aim to preserve capacity and increase the safety, security, and reliability of the transportation system. 

The TSMO Award Overall Winner is chosen from the four category winners, who are featured below. Previous winners have included Georgia DOT and North Carolina DOT.

The TSMO Champion award honors an individual who has significantly advanced TSMO both in their organization and in the industry at large. Last year's winners were Tony Kratofil, Michigan DOT and Faisal Saleem, Maricopa County DOT. 

Click here to put the event on your calendar. 

2022 TSMO Award Submissions

The 2022 TSMO Awards will be open for submissions starting in October with a deadline of December 10. This year, two new categories will be included: 
  • Digital Infrastructure for TSMO
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The Best TSMO Project and Agency Improvement categories will remain, but with expanded qualifications for submissions, so be ready to read through the updated guidelines when they're released. 

Check your inbox for an announcement in the next week or two.
2021 TSMO Award
Category Winners
Previous NOCoE Webinars
Talking TIM Webinar Series: August 2021
Upcoming NOCoE Webinars
NOCoE Team
Sarah Abel
Technical Services: Peer Exchanges
Niloo Parvinashtiani
Technical Services: Webinars and Peer Exchanges

Adam Hopps
Interim Managing Director


About the National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE)

NOCoE provides services to the transportation systems management and operations (TSMO) community to saves lives, improve travel times, and enhance economic vitality. With an emphasis on workforce development, NOCoE aims to assist in the deployment of technologies and the mainstreaming of TSMO solutions by fostering education, networking, communication, and knowledge transfer.

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