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.

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

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

Where the Data Meets the Highway: Creating Connections and Making Data-Driven Decisions Through an Enterprise Data Warehouse

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: Some benefits of combining several data sources into one enterprise data source. How groups can benefit and make cases for change by pulling data from the enterprise system. Some efforts that need to continue to make sure the enterprise data system remains... Learn More

Central RTMC Regional Operations Plan

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) developed Regional Operations Plans to help secure future capital funding for TSMO projects. About the TSMO Guidebook that was developed to provide a clear connection between planning processes such as... Learn More

Severe Incident Response Vehicle (SIRV) Arterial Patrol

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How retired enforcement officers, fire rescue workers and military personnel bring their extensive emergency training to Severe Incident Repose Vehicle (SIVR) operations. How the SIRV system can be successfully implemented for Arterial Management Programs (AMP)... Learn More