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.

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

Tennessee: Lessons learned from 2017 Solar Eclipse

On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse moved west to east across the United States, covering fourteen states. This was a special event that required extensive planning by transportation agencies across the united states. It is important to look back at the 2017 Total Eclipse to see how state and... Learn More

Tennessee Advanced Traffic Incident Management Training

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: 1. Trainers in Tennessee delivered the basic traffic incident management course to more than 113,000 emergency responders from 2013 to July 2015. 2. The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and Tennessee Highway Patrol set out to create an advanced course... Learn More

TDOT Regional Operations Forums

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How regional forums can provide needed collaboration and learning to forward TSMO plans. How Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) chose effective regional champions and developed successful attendee lists. How regional forums are used to develop future... Learn More

Taking the Path to Weather Savvy Roads in New Jersey

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How a Road Weather Management program can identify challenges and deficiencies using CMM How NJDOT’s strategic goals for weather management developed after the CMM process Background Despite being a small state, New Jersey has five distinct climate regions, with... Learn More

Super Bowl XLVIII: Touchdown for TSMO

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: 1. This was the first “mass transit” Super Bowl with very few parking spots and no tailgating or drop-offs allowed. 2. That with NJDOT and NJSP as co-leaders, a core team of stakeholders including police, consultants, the Super Bowl host committee and partner... 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

Statewide Central Signal System Initiative

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: About the 19 municipal signal systems and operations management across the state of North Carolina How the central signal system helped manage traffic during interstate widening projects The numerous benefits to be had from getting North Carolina’s signal systems... 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

SR-51 Adaptive Ramp Metering

In This Case Study You Will Learn: How adaptive ramp metering can maximize existing freeway infrastructure to save commuters time and money About the major challenges of reaching the next level of adaptive ramp metering About the cost, process and rollout of adaptive ramp metering Background Many... Learn More