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.

Beyond New Jersey Traffic Incident Management Strategic Plan: A Road to Implementation

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) formalized a coordinated advancement of their Traffic Incident Management (TIM) program through a statewide steering committee including 26 public and private agencies and stakeholders. How working groups... Learn More

511NJ.org Newer and Improved

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How an existing 511 website was brought up to current web design standards in order to continue to meet the growing demand for the real-time traffic and travel information. How the updates provide access to New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) and the... Learn More

Deployment of Smart Corridor Infrastructure to Monitor and Improve Performance

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How smart technology reduced travel times in a complicated corridor with six signalized traffic signals. About smart intersection solutions that offer the ability to use high-resolution detection and data collection to operate signals and corridors more... Learn More

International Border Wait Time Reliability Between Western New York and Southern Ontario

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How multiple agencies across international borders worked together to collect useful data. How personal Wi-Fi/Bluetooth enabled devices were used to collect data on wait time in vehicles. How data collected allows the capability to provide the traveling public... Learn More

ATMS Infrastructure Alignment Project

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How an Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) software platform was created to upgrade existing ITS infrastructure to a modern and sustainable digital platform. How the new system allowed for network security to be brought up to state security standards so that... Learn More

Business 40 Tow and Recovery Program

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) institutes a towing contract as part of a suite of TSMO strategies to manage traffic during the reconstruction of Business 40. How incidents were divided into Minor, Intermediate, and Major categories for... Learn More

Ohio DOT’s TOAST Program

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: Ways that the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) combined several data sources to develop a traffic operations assessment systems tool (TOAST). How the development and release of TOAST was directly responsible for ODOT receiving dedicated, programmatic level... Learn More

Escanaba River Bridge Deck Warning System

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How the Michigan Department of Transportation (Michigan DOT) used ITS to give drivers warning of possibly icy conditions. Insight on how coordination with the ITS program office to secure funding, coordination with the consultant (AECOM) and MDOT design units for... Learn More

Data-Driven Prediction of Regional Incidents and Flooding for TSMO

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How historical data can be used to predict weather and incident management. How artificial intelligence (AI) neural network modeling can help traffic management systems predict when high risk events will occur. How data from AI predictions can help emergency... Learn More

Reorganizing to Support TSMO at TDOT

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How the TSMO program developed at the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) after a weather related incident. How a successful new Traffic Operations Division was created within the ITS Design Division. Why coordinating with all TSMO practitioners, from... Learn More