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.

AZTech Smarter Work Zone – Regional Work Zone Innovations

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How Arizona DOT coordinated efforts with AZTech, a regional traffic management partnership in Phoenix, and Maricopa County for safer work zones. How the collaboration concentrated on three areas for safer work zones: Smarter Work Zones (SWZ), Integrating Regional... Learn More

TSMO Investment Prioritization Tool (IPT)

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How Nevada DOT developed the TSMO Investment Prioritization Tool (IPT) to help identify and prioritize projects based on the state’s transportation priorities, and in a manner that best help achieve the established TSMO goals and objectives. How NDOT collaborated... Learn More

Regional Operations Plans

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How Regional Operations Plans were developed with cooperation with stakeholders including MPOs and RPOs, FHWA, PennDOT Central Office & District Planning & Programming staff, PennDOT District Safety, Design, and Construction Engineers, PennDOT County... Learn More

TSMO Performance Program and Traffic Operations Analytics Tool

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How PennDOT used PennDOT’s Crash Reporting System (CRS) and Road Condition Reporting System (RCRS), with a traffic speed probe data from INRIX, and crowd sourced incident data from Waze to help make TSMO decisions. How the data aggregation increased the accuracy... Learn More

NCDOT Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Training Track

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How traffic incident management (TIM) response training can be done safely in a test track facility How a test track can provide training in a multitude of physical features encountered in all three regions of the North Carolina: coastal, piedmont, and mountain,... Learn More

Iowa’s Comprehensive Work Zone Program

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How Iowa DOT developed a detailed, five-year Work Zone Management Service Layer Plan to clarify the tactical areas in which the Department should apply its limited time and resources. How the plan incorporates resources for determining Traffic Critical Projects (... Learn More

Traffic Incident Communication Platform

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How integration with transportation users can help develop a Mobility Action Plan. How the use of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based real-time data management platform helped mitigate congestion. How the city worked successfully with the application developer... Learn More

I-75 Project – Bay Drive County, Michigan

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) was able to minimize July 4 th holiday backups in a construction zone by using zipper walls to provide variable lanes. How legacy data was combined and analyzed quickly by a data management system to determine... Learn More

I-75 Project – Trunkline Program Operations Template

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)was able to minimize July 4th holiday backups in aconstruction zone by using zipper walls to providevariable lanes. How legacy data was combined and analyzed quicklyby a data management system to determine the... Learn More

Nevada’s TSMO Investment Prioritization Tool

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How Nevada developed and incorporated an investment prioritization tool (IPT) into their TSMO Plan. How the IPT integrated operations and management into all aspects of project delivery. How the IPT specific criteria is designed based on specific criteria to... Learn More