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 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

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

Personnel Development Within The TSMO Program

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How FDOT District 2 used a technology test bed development approach to train personnel on TSMO thinking. How the training test bed was also a valuable hands-on tool for the FDOT District 2 group to assess different technologies, products, and vendors/manufacturers... Learn More

Accelerating Vision Zero with Advanced Video Analytics: Video-based Network-wide Conflict and Speed Analysis

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How Video monitoring can provide important and useful data on traffic volumes, road user speeds, and near-crash traffic conflict indicators How software platforms can analysis data on near-crash incidents to identify future safety issues How identifying these... Learn More

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

My35 Waco Construction

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How TxDOT implemented a multimedia information system for multiple audiences among the traveling public in the Waco community as a single- point information resource for I-35 construction information. How the information system relays real-time conditions, current... Learn More

TSMO Implementations on I-25 and I-70 Work Zones

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How Colorado used permanent and portable ITS systems to implement Smart Work Zone technology on two high profile construction projects The process for developing guidelines and specifications for use of the SWZ technology How communication across law enforcement... Learn More