NOCoE Case Studies

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.

Georgia’s Joint Agency Data Acquisition and Management Program

Summary Over a period of more than 4 years, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) have been teaming together to develop and implement a comprehensive interagency data acquisition and management program. By reducing unnecessarily data duplication,... Learn More

I-84 Snow Zone Safety Improvements

Summary Interstate 84 between Pendleton and La Grande, Oregon experiences some of the highest crash rates and severity in Eastern Oregon, making it a high priority for improvement. ODOT recognized a number of issues in the corridor related to hazardous weather. Winter weather in this corridor... Learn More

New Jersey Connected Technology Integration and Implementation (NJCTII)

Summary The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) recognized the significant safety, operations, and mobility benefits associated with Connected Vehicles (CV) technologies. NJDOT realized that the best way to implement a real-world TSMO solution, would be to create a complete CV test-bed... Learn More

Assessing Pipeline Trends for Target Groups - Military

Highlights With nearly 200,000 military personnel transitioning to civilian lives each year through either separations or retirements, and more than eight million veterans currently part of the civilian workforce, this is a significant talent pool for consideration for transportation systems... Learn More

Attracting Non-Traditional Workers Into the TSMO Workforce

White Paper Highlights There are many categories of non-traditional workers that could be attracted to the transportation systems management and operations (TSMO) industry. Transportation organizations could benefit from hiring non-traditional workers through higher retention rates. There are... Learn More

Workforce Trends and Practices Applicable to TSMO

Technical Memorandum Highlights The pandemic has had a tremendous impact on the ways we work. The value of schedule flexibility, remote/hybrid work, technology use, social purpose, work-life balance, pay, and benefits have shifted especially with many industries facing worker shortages. This memo... Learn More

Developing the TSMO Paraprofessional Workforce

Case Study Highlights A consensus definition of a TSMO Paraprofessional was developed in a 2019 National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) White Paper building on previous work by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). There are many workforce activities underway across national,... Learn More

FDOT Central Office TSM&O Implementation Plans

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How combining FDOT’s ITS and TSMO strategic programs resulted in better data based decision making How strategically implementing TSMO thinking with ITS resulted in 11% decrease in hours of traffic delay How integration of TSM&O strategies within the project... Learn More

Manatee County’s Expansion of TSMO Capabilities to Enhance Multimodal

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures (ATSPMs) improve operations, safety and reduce costs About how including Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFBs) and Leading Pedestrian Interval (LPI) as part of standard design increases safety for pedestrians... Learn More

FDOT’s Motor Carrier Size and Weight Freight Operations Exchange (FOX) Leverages

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How FDOT developed a centralized, secure Freight Operations eXchange (FOX) platform to organize and analyze data to produce knowledge and insights How by leveraging data gathered through routine daily operations, Transportation Data and Analytics (TDA) and ITS... Learn More