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.

Deployment of Smart Corridor Infrastructure to Monitor and Improve Performance

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How smart technology reduced travel times in a complicated corridor with six signalized traffic signals. About smart intersection solutions that offer the ability to use high-resolution detection and data collection to operate signals and corridors more... Learn More

Data-Driven Prediction of Regional Incidents and Flooding for TSMO

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How historical data can be used to predict weather and incident management. How artificial intelligence (AI) neural network modeling can help traffic management systems predict when high risk events will occur. How data from AI predictions can help emergency... Learn More

COVID-19 Response Plan

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How NCDOT maintained operations and adhered to the statewide mandate to reduce DOT staff in government facilities, by executing a remote operations plan to sustain essential services How Statewide communication systems NC 511, NCDOT’s customer service line, and... Learn More

Corridor Wide Planning Ahead of the Amtrak Cascades Derailment

On the morning of December 18, 2017, Amtrak train 501 derailed near DuPont, Washington, causing railcars and one locomotive to fall onto Interstate 5 (I-5), hitting several passenger cars and shutting down the freeway. I-5 southbound was ultimately blocked for 57 hours, an impressive accomplishment... Learn More

Coordinated Highway Assistance and Maintenance Program (CHAMP)

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: Georgia DOT leverage longstanding collaborations, partnerships, and resources to develop and operate CHAMP. The communications team in Georgia was an essential part of the rollout, both internally and externally. CHAMP now has 51 vehicles equipped with push... Learn More

Connected Vehicles & Emergency Response

On August 30, NOCoE participated in a demonstration on how Connected Vehicle technologies will benefit emergency responders. This demonstration, held at Penn State’s Larson Institute test track and in conjunction with the ITS Pennsylvania and Mid-Atlantic ITE Annual Meeting, featured two... 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

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

Business 40 Tow and Recovery Program

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) institutes a towing contract as part of a suite of TSMO strategies to manage traffic during the reconstruction of Business 40. How incidents were divided into Minor, Intermediate, and Major categories for... Learn More

Beyond New Jersey Traffic Incident Management Strategic Plan: A Road to Implementation

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) formalized a coordinated advancement of their Traffic Incident Management (TIM) program through a statewide steering committee including 26 public and private agencies and stakeholders. How working groups... Learn More