NOCoE TIM 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.

Below are a list of all case studies related to traffic incident management, including response to major incidents and hurricanes.

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.

All NOCoE case studies are available here.

The Benefit of Collaboration Between Governments and Academic Institutions

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: 1. Oregon State University’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science partnered with the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) on more than 50 software development projects. 2. Students offered fresh perspectives and new problem-solving... Learn More

Making a TSMO Program the Lifeblood a DOT

Background The Maryland DOT State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) has become an industry example of how an agency can adapt to a changing transportation environment that fully commits to Transportation Systems Management & Operations (TSMO) principles. The TSMO Strategic Implementation Plan... Learn More

Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) for Collision Reconstruction

In this Case Study You Will Learn: Crash documentation has developed from measuring tape and camera to 3D imaging to significantly benefit the collisions reconstruction process. UAS mounted 3D scanners significantly reduce the time to reconstruct a crash. Increase efficiency allows for more rapid... Learn More

Making Right on Wrong Way Driver Issues

In this Case Study You will Learn Michigan’s strategy to address wrong way driving stems from a series of field reviews and event data. MDOT partnered with Michigan State Polic to create a public information video on wrong way drivers. Active warning systems were installed at areas determined to be... Learn More

Southeast Michigan Transportation Operations Center (SEMTOC)

In this Case Study You Will Learn: SEMTOC was born out of the interagency collaboration activities required to manage special events. SEMTOC hosts an after-action review meeting after each Multi-agency Command Center use, which includes the multi-agency partners and event stakeholders... Learn More

St. Louis Arterial Management Interface (AMI)

In This Case Study You Will Learn The St. Louis Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) helps first responders and affected motorists deal with greatly varying incident situations. An Arterial Management Interface (AMI), was developed to give to quickly determine what appropriate signal changes... Learn More

Truck Safety Warning System

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: An automated warning system alerts truck drivers of critical situations with relevant warning signals and alert messages A traffic operations center (TOC) is able to verify a truck rollover by using one of the NJDOT’s traffic surveillance cameras and thus... Learn More

Strategic Planning to Improve Mobility and Safety for the Connecticut-New Jersey- New York Region

In This Case Study You Will Learn The Strategic Plan identified four regional goals; Regional Coordination, Sustainability, Performance Measurement and Management and Planning for the Future. The TRANSCOM Operations Information Center (OIC) works to employ the TSMO solutions identified as a part of... Learn More

Performance-based Online Prioritization Tool for Signal System Retiming Program

In This Case Study You Will Learn North Carolina utilized statewide probe-based travel time data to inform signal retiming process. The guiding principle for the revised prioritization framework and tool was tying metrics to actionable items. The web-based prioritization tool incorporates travel... Learn More