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.

Pennsylvania Turnpike Advancements in TSMO

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How the PTC developed their TSMO program in the areas of training, performance measures, and improved technology to improve safety and efficiently How PA Turnpike developed training programs to address specific TSMO strategies and activities How partnerships can... Learn More

Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Access Improvements - Part-Time Use Lane

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How a roadway shoulder can serve as a part-time use lane to relieve congestion How using high definition camera ITS systems can successfully dynamically manage part time use lanes and provide lane management capabilities to existing travel lanes. BACKGROUND In... Learn More

Lake 90 Variable Speed Limit Corridor

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How ODOT initiated TSMO thinking by recognizing the need for Variable Speed Limit Corridors and lobbying for legislation change How OHGO, Ohio’s traveler information system, helped to communicate the variable speed limit changes during dangerous weather along with... Learn More

Use of the CMM Elements to Improve an Agency's TSMO Capabilities

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: The benefits of partnering with other organizations to meet mobility demands and safety concerns in corridors A methodology for exercising TSMO in a Mega-Region How to implement CMM in a Mega-Region BACKGROUND MetroPlan Orlando, the Metropolitan Planning... Learn More

Comprehensive Work Zone Management Program

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: Development strategies using Iowa’s Traffic Critical Projects (TCP) checklist leading to a Detailed Work Zone Management Plan Innovative methods of sharing and disseminating work zone information Effective counter measures Iowa has integrated into their project... Learn More

Agency Improvement: Use of Capability Maturity Model (CMM)

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How the FHWA SHRP2 Initiatives were used by CalTrans to develop a TSMO framework How a Capability Maturity Model (CMM) exercise was used to focus on needed organizational structure changes to promote TSMO How a pilot project in Caltrans District 7 Los Angeles... Learn More

Virginia Transportation Research Council

IN THIS CASE STUDY, YOU WILL LEARN: How the long-term relationship between the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the University of Virginia have become crucial to advancing transportation and ultimately TSMO in the state. How the collaborative effort is contributing to workforce... Learn More

A Working TSMO Partnership Between Iowa DOT and Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation - Celebrating Six Years of Successful Collaboration

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN The Iowa Department of Transportation (IOWA DOT) was one of the first in the nation to establish an active partnership with an academic institution. The agency and the DOT work together to establish real world TSMO solutions on an almost daily basis. In developing... Learn More

Georgia's Improved TSMO Maturity Drives A Safer And More Reliable Commute

In This Case Study You Will Learn: How GDOT and the Atlanta Regional Commission completed a capability maturity self-assessment for TSMO. Through various steps and communications channels, GDOT has moved TSMO into the mainstream. How GDOT has successfully enhanced its TSMO maturity and the... Learn More

Organizational Modernization To Advance TSMO

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) used a roadshow to advance the understanding of TSMO and benefits of TSMO strategies. How MDOT SHA organizationally transformed with key communication, outreach, and education... Learn More