NOCoE Case Studies capture the strategies and practices currently being deployed to advance the TSMO industry and enable TSMO practitioners to save lives, time, and money.
Case studies are developed in partnership with the authoring organization or individual to succinctly transfer knowledge for the effective use by others in the industry.
Many of the case studies come from TSMO Award Submissions. Please be sure to consider submitting your practices for upcoming awards.
Additional case studies focus on academic and industry collaboration models, the 2017 solar eclipse, and other TSMO practices being deployed throughout the country.
To help overcome the operational obstacles posed by a growing tourism industry, the North Region of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) designed and deployed adaptive signal control technologies (ASCT), CCTV cameras, and WiFi/Bluetooth readers aimed not only at reducing congestion, i
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) operates and maintains over 80,000 miles of roadway, of which 2,500 miles are fully access controlled highways. When there is an incident like a crash or when a work zone causes traffic to slow down or stop, NCDOT alerts traffi
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Southeast Michigan Transportation Operations Center (SEMTOC) is transitioning from solely managing and operating freeways to incorporating state-owned arterial corridors to becoming a network-based operations center.
Every year, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Automated Permit Routing and Analysis System (APRAS) issues over 400,000 Special Hauling Oversized/Overweight (OS/OW) permits. As the carriers’ and permit services’ business processes modernized, the original APRAS developed in 1
Arizona, while known for beautiful weather, has a unique section of I-10 where fields of loose dirt and high winds create massive walls of dust. These conditions dramatically reduce visibility for motorists in a matter of minutes, which has caused 83 dust-related crashes i
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) developed the Work Zone Data Exchange (WZDx) initiative to standardize work zone data amongst agencies and third-party navigation companies. WZDx’s intended purpose is to deliver important data right into connected and ultimately, autonomous
In 2020, the Office of Coordinated Highways Action Response Team (CHART) and ITS Development was renamed the Office of Transportation Mobility and Operations (OTMO). In collaboration with the Office of Traffic and Safety (OOTS), the integration of signal operations into the State Operations Cente
The Colorado Governor’s Task Force on Responder Safety “One scene. One culture. Save Lives” began in September 2017, as a collaboration between Colorado State Patrol (CSP), the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Colorado’s First Responders. Two recent CSP line of duty deaths (LODD)
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is constantly evolving its practices with the advances of technology and availability of data to be able to make well-informed decisions to improve transportation. Existing and emerging data sources, such as probe speed, crowds
Restoration of traffic signals, removal of lane-blocking debris, and managing detours for longer-term closures are essential to enable and facilitating emergency response, restoration of transportation services, and economic recovery. For the 2020 hurricane season, Florida DOT D