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.

Organizational Modernization To Advance TSMO

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) used a roadshow to advance the understanding of TSMO and benefits of TSMO strategies. How MDOT SHA organizationally transformed with key communication, outreach, and education... Learn More

Oregon: 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

Ohio's TSMO Plan Development

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How ODOT successfully aligned their TSMO development with the Department’s mission statement About tools to use to communicate TSMO plans across all DOT disciplines About new positions ODOT created to advance their TSMO plan Background Like other DOT’s, Ohio... Learn More

Ohio DOT’s TOAST Program

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: Ways that the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) combined several data sources to develop a traffic operations assessment systems tool (TOAST). How the development and release of TOAST was directly responsible for ODOT receiving dedicated, programmatic level... Learn More

NJDOT Data Driven Approach To Traffic Signal Upgrades

In This Case Study You Will Learn The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) maintains and operates more than 2,500 signalized intersections. NJDOT’s Transportation Mobility Division identified the need to develop a tool to both manage signals maintenance and their lifecycle. Development... Learn More

New Jersey Dot TIM Portal

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: The New Jersey DOT and New Jersey State Police have partnered on traffic incident management since 1993, with a formal TIM program created in 2014. The development of the TIM portal not only allowed for a central clearinghouse of information for all agencies... Learn More

Nevada’s TSMO Investment Prioritization Tool

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How Nevada developed and incorporated an investment prioritization tool (IPT) into their TSMO Plan. How the IPT integrated operations and management into all aspects of project delivery. How the IPT specific criteria is designed based on specific criteria to... Learn More

Nevada Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Coalition Hosts Las Vegas Valley Hands-On TIM Excercises

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How the relationship between traffic crashes, incident response and clearance, as well as effective communications helped to drive the early success of Nevada’s TIM Program. Why the multi-agency TIM training helped participants find solutions to overcome... 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