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.

Developing the TSMO Paraprofessional Workforce

Case Study Highlights A consensus definition of a TSMO Paraprofessional was developed in a 2019 National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) White Paper building on previous work by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). There are many workforce activities underway across national,... Learn More

Assessing Pipeline Trends for Target Groups - Military

Highlights With nearly 200,000 military personnel transitioning to civilian lives each year through either separations or retirements, and more than eight million veterans currently part of the civilian workforce, this is a significant talent pool for consideration for transportation systems... Learn More

Attracting Non-Traditional Workers Into the TSMO Workforce

White Paper Highlights There are many categories of non-traditional workers that could be attracted to the transportation systems management and operations (TSMO) industry. Transportation organizations could benefit from hiring non-traditional workers through higher retention rates. There are... Learn More

Workforce Trends and Practices Applicable to TSMO

Technical Memorandum Highlights The pandemic has had a tremendous impact on the ways we work. The value of schedule flexibility, remote/hybrid work, technology use, social purpose, work-life balance, pay, and benefits have shifted especially with many industries facing worker shortages. This memo... Learn More

FDOT Central Office TSM&O Implementation Plans

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How combining FDOT’s ITS and TSMO strategic programs resulted in better data based decision making How strategically implementing TSMO thinking with ITS resulted in 11% decrease in hours of traffic delay How integration of TSM&O strategies within the project... Learn More

Manatee County’s Expansion of TSMO Capabilities to Enhance Multimodal

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures (ATSPMs) improve operations, safety and reduce costs About how including Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFBs) and Leading Pedestrian Interval (LPI) as part of standard design increases safety for pedestrians... Learn More

FDOT’s Motor Carrier Size and Weight Freight Operations Exchange (FOX) Leverages

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How FDOT developed a centralized, secure Freight Operations eXchange (FOX) platform to organize and analyze data to produce knowledge and insights How by leveraging data gathered through routine daily operations, Transportation Data and Analytics (TDA) and ITS... Learn More

Oregon Metro’s Strategy for Incorporating Racial Equity Focus into TSMO

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: Why Diversity, Equity and Inclusion policies should be part of TSMO thinking How an Equity Tree process can be applied to TSMO Strategy How Oregon Metro used an Equity Tree process to ask a broad set of questions that span historical context, workforce, and data... Learn More

Route 1, Forrestal Rd. to Wynwood Dr./Whispering Woods Blvd. ITS Improvements Project

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How NJDOT and the community alleviated congestion using existing pavement and Hard Shoulder Running (HSR) How Intelligent Transportation Systems technology including digital message systems, overhead lane use control signs and CCTV cameras helped to direct traffic... Learn More

Defining the TSMO Workforce Pipeline

Highlights While the TSMO Industry continues to draw from traditional sources of workforce, to fully realize the benefits and meet future demands, workforce pipeline sources must be diversified. Many transportation agencies face challenges in building a pipeline specific to TSMO because of... Learn More