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.

Best Use of Management of Data to Improve TSMO in Georgia

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How GDOT’s Measurement, Accuracy, and Reliability Kit (MARK 1) automated a manual reporting system for a Regional Traffic Operations Program. How GDOT saved hundreds of hours in development each month and approximately $250,000 in annual savings. Continuing... Learn More

Bell Road Adaptive Signal Control Technology Pilot Deployment Program

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How cities, Maricopa County and state governments came together to manage a congested corridor. Processes for unifying separately owned signal systems into one adaptive signal control system. How a corridor can be split into areas to meet unique needs, but still... 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

AZTech Regional Archived Data Server

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How a collaborative development led to a Regional Archived Data System (RADS) for traffic management. How the RADS platform has enabled a secure data feed from multiple public safety agencies to provide a centralized source of freeway and arterial incident... Learn More

ATMS Infrastructure Alignment Project

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How an Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) software platform was created to upgrade existing ITS infrastructure to a modern and sustainable digital platform. How the new system allowed for network security to be brought up to state security standards so that... 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

Advancing TSMO in California – Improving Caltrans TSMO Capabilities

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: 1. Caltrans has been using SHRP2 products to advance their TSMO program. 2. Initial capability maturity model (CMM) workshops determined that given California’s size, a concentrated or tailored TSMO approach would be needed for regional implementation. 3. The... Learn More

Advanced Planning for Labor Day Closure of Mackinac Bridge

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: 1. How long-term planning and inter-agency coordination prevented congestion during the closing of a major bridge. 2. Why public communications is an essential method to managing congestion during a special event. 3. How a strategic communications plan can provide... 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

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